How to enable Mixed Mode SQL Server Authentication



How to adjust Server authentication Mode for SQL Server?




For correct database and Application server connection, Mixed Mode must be enabled in Microsoft SQL Server  ("SQL Server and Windows authentication").

To change security authentication mode:

  • In SQL Server Management Studio Object Explorer, right-click the server, and then click Properties.

  • On the Security page, under Server authentication, select the new server authentication mode, and then click OK.

  • In the SQL Server Management Studio dialog box, click OK to acknowledge the requirement to restart SQL Server.

To restart SQL Server from SQL Server Management Studio

  • In Object Explorer, right-click your server, and then click Restart. If SQL Server Agent is running, it must also be restarted.

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