With Computer Management console you can set up only local Win users and
passwords - check the Local Users and Groups folder. For administering the
domain, you have to be part of the Domain Admins Windows global group.
Again, check with your domain administrator - if you are part of the domain,
(s)he is certainly able to create the user account for you.
Dejan Sarka, SQL Server MVP
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> Active Directory Users and Computers console is not
> instaled on my WinXP so I am now in the Computer
> Management console as you recommanded but I dont see where
> I can configure the username and the password for a
> domain. Can you please explain me this im a bit more
> >-----Original Message-----
> >Is the computer in a domain? If you have Win2000 / 2003
> domain, then use
> >Active Directory Users and Computers console. If it is
> not in a domain, use
> >Cumputer Management console. Of course you need proper OS
> >Dejan Sarka, SQL Server MVP
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> >> How to do this on Windows XP?
> >> >-----Original Message-----
> >> >This account has to exist in the domain - you should
> >> check if the account
> >> >was created with correct password with your system
> >> (Windows) administrator.
> >> >--
> >> >Dejan Sarka, SQL Server MVP
> >> >FAQ from Neil & others at: http://www.sqlserverfaq.com
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> >> >> Hi,
> >> >> I hope that someone can help me. I am developing
> >> >> ColdFusion applications and the only way for a CF
> >> >> to connect with MS SQL is to specify the Username and
> >> the
> >> >> Password attributes. When the SQL server is instaled
> >> >> default it does not required them. So i changed my MS
> >> SQL
> >> >> setup and changed the properties in the
> >> >> Tools >Services, and entered the username and
> password I
> >> >> specified in the MS Sql setup. I of course first
> >> >> the option Local account to This account and there I
> >> >> entered the username (from the setup). This creates
> >> >> error i specified.I think that the problem is in the
> >> >> SQL setup. When I try to select Service Settings >
> Use a
> >> >> domain user account I get a message (The logon
> >> >> cannot be identified). How to set up a domain account
> >> and
> >> >> all the previous that I described.
> >> >> How is the domain Username/Password set? I need to
> >> >> them in order to work.
> >> >> Thanks!
> >> >.