[mapguide-users] RE: MapGuide connection to SQL Server through
wmedernach at rand.com
Tue Apr 6 23:01:05 EDT 2010
Oh you know it Jason, extremely frustrating...
I did think about submitting it as a defect, but then I thought is it
really a defect?
After reading up a bit on SS password policies, it does state that
non-alphanumeric characters such as: exclamation point (!), dollar sign
($), number sign (#), or percent (%) are valid, it just doesn't
specifically say that an ampersand (&) is invalid.
So, having said all of that... it would have been nice if MG provided a
more description error message, but the question remains, is this a
defect? I can definitely submit a defect, if you feel it is.
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[mailto:mapguide-users-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Jason Birch
Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 2010 5:46 PM
To: MapGuide Users Mail List
Subject: Re: [mapguide-users] RE: MapGuide connection to SQL Server
Warren, have you entered a defect ticket for this yet?
I _hate_ the problems that take forever to track down and turn out to be
something stupid like that.
On 6 April 2010 13:34, Warren Medernach wrote:
Well... A couple weeks and many testing scenarios later, we have figured
out what was happening in this instance of connecting to SQL Server
through ODBC. So I thought I would post my findings in the event that
it might help somebody at some other time.
The SQL Server username password that we were using contained 'special
characters' like &, @, !, and MapGuide apparently could not pass these
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