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Bug #15422 mssql_connect fails with username "\"
Submitted: 2002-02-07 04:57 UTC Modified: 2002-09-21 02:10 UTC
Avg. Score:4.0 ± 0.8
Reproduced:2 of 2 (100.0%)
Same Version:0 (0.0%)
Same OS:0 (0.0%)
From: daniel dot schneller at gfd dot de Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: MSSQL related
PHP Version: 4.0.6 OS: NT4
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-02-07 04:57 UTC] daniel dot schneller at gfd dot de
When trying to connect to a MS SQL Server 7 on the same machine using

$linkId = mssql_connect($SqlHost,$SqlUser,$SqlPass)

I get the following error:

Warning:  MS SQL message:  Login failed for user '\'. (severity 14) in ... on line ...

I have tried to replace the variables with literals, changed the username/password settings in the DB to "" but still get the same message over an over.

I use PHP4.0.6 on NT4 with Apache over CGI.


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 [2002-02-07 05:02 UTC] daniel dot schneller at gfd dot de
Of course the username is not actually "\" but "intranetUser"
 [2002-08-17 10:29 UTC]
What do the MSSQL does say this message means?
 [2002-09-21 02:10 UTC]
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