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Logging into a database using SSMS from non-domain machine

Logging into a database using SSMS from non-domain machine

Logging into a database using SSMS from non-domain machine

I have a client who, quite properly,has all SQL Server do’s set to Windows Authentication. I have a VPN connection, I can see the database server. I even have a Windiescaccountinntheirsystem. However being on a non-domain computer gives me no obvious (obvious to me, anyway) way to authenticate.

Is there a Windows kludge?some script trick? A SQL Server configuration? Just give up?

Richard Ray
DBA, Developer, Data Analyst
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

RE: Logging into a database using SSMS from non-domain machine

you can shit+right-click on SSMS and start it as a different user. Assuming your VPN was setup to allow it you may be able to enter your client supplied domain/user/password and have it authenticate to their domain


Frederico Fonseca
SysSoft Integrated Ltd

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