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Account Tab

Use this tab to specify the user name, NT Domain, password, and default database that will be in effect at login.

The fields in this tab are listed below:

Account ID

Specifies the name of the login that will be granted access to the database.

Rule String: %AC%

This is a required field.

DB User Name

Specifies the name of the DB user that will be granted access to the database.

Password

Specifies the password associated with the MS SQL Server login. This password is only for SQL authentication.

Size/Type: 128 characters

Confirm Password

Confirms the password associated with the MS SQL Server login.

*For Accounts Only

Exception Account

When checked, specifies that the account is an exception account.

*For Accounts Only

Account Is Locked

Shows that the account is locked. An account is locked after two attempts to log in with an incorrect password. Uncheck this box to unlock the account.

Authentication Type NT

Specifies that an NT user or group is allowed to connect to MS SQL Server.

Authentication Type SQL

Specifies that an SQL authentication is allowed.

NT Domain

Specifies which domain the login belongs to.

This is a required field only when Authentication Type NT is specified.

Account Prefix Domain Name

When NT Authentication is selected and Domain Name is selected as prefix, if the login name has no prefix, the login name is modified and the domain name is added as prefix

Account Prefix Server Name

When NT Authentication is selected and Server Name is selected as prefix, if the login name has no prefix, the login name is modified and the server name is added as prefix.

Access GRANT

Specifies that access to the SQL server is allowed.

This is a required field only when Authentication Type NT is specified.

Access DENY

Specifies that access to the SQL server is not allowed.

This is a required field only when Authentication Type NT is specified.

SID

Specifies a unique value that identifies a user or a group of users who are logged on to the security system. The SID is generated by the system if no value is specified.

If a value is selected, the value must be all of the following:

Default DB

Specifies the database that the user is connected to immediately after logging into MS SQL Server. If no value is specified, the default value is 'master'. Click the Browse button to search for and add a default database.

Default Language

Specifies the language that MS SQL Server uses for errors and messages if a user does not specify a language. Each MS SQL Server login has a default language. If not value is specified, the default value is the language of the MS SQL Server.

Click the Browse button to search for and add a default language.

This is a required field.

Encryption Option

Specifies whether the password is encrypted when stored in the system tables.

From the drop-down menu you can choose from the following values:

Size/Type: 20 characters (maximum length)