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Error when Patch Manager connects to a remote SQL server

Updated May 22, 2018

Overview

When Patch Manager connects to a remote server hosting a Microsoft® SQL Server® database, the application generates the following error:

Login failed for user 'domain\servername$'. Reason: Could not find a login matching 
the name provided. [CLIENT: 10.32.17.175]
Error: 18456, Severity: 14, State: 5

Environment

  • Patch Manager
  • Remote SQL server

Cause 

The Network Service account does not have permission to connect to the SQL server.

Resolution

See Login failed for domain\computer$ on the Microsoft TechNet website for troubleshooting. (© 2018 Microsoft Corporation., available at https://technet.microsoft.com, obtained on May 22, 2018)

 

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