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- How to Connect to a Remote SQL Server While Installing SourceAnywhere Server with Windows Authentication mode?
- How to Connect to a local SQL Server While Installing SourceAnywhere Server with Windows Authentication mode?
Here are the steps to install SourceAnywhere Server with SQL Server Authentication mode.
Create a New SQL Server User on the Server Machine
Please create a new SQL Server user. Then, add the user into sysadmin in SQL Server -> Server Roles.
Don't forget to enable SQL Server and Windows Authentication mode in SQL Server.
Otherwise SourceAnywhere would be unable to connect to SQL Server while installing in this case.
Run the SourceAnywhere Server Installer
Run the EXE installer as a Windows administrator,
and select Connect to my own SQL Server at the Database Settings step .
Select or Add Your SQL Server Machine
If you are using the Standard Edition of SQL Server, please enter the server name only. If you are using the Express Edition, please enter
Please make sure Use SQL Server authentication is selected.
Create a Password for the Built-in Admin User
There is a built-in user Admin in SourceAnyhwere. You will need this user to
create other regular users, admin users and groups.
[Optional] Change User Role in SQL Server
After the installation, open SQL Server and change the SQL Server user role from sysadmin to public.
Then, make sure this user is the db_owner of the new database SourceAnywhere.
Once these steps have been competed, SourceAnywhere Server should be running successfully.
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