Re: Fwd: Emerald & ASP

Ray Carpenter ( )
Wed, 05 Aug 1998 14:08:51 -0400

Thanks for the reply Dale.

At 09:21 AM 8/5/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Ray Carpenter wrote:
>> Sorry if this is a dup but I have been having mail problems. I sent this
>> yesterday but have not received my post as yet.
>> I'm trying to access a Emerald SQL db from another server running IIS and
>> asp. The asp page works fine with the db on the same system but when I try
>> to access the other system I receive an CreateFile() failed. Could this be
>> that IIS is running under the system account and needs to be running under
>> a username common to both servers? If so how can one change this? Any
>> help would be appreciated.
>If you are using named pipes as your default protocol, it requires
>a pre-authenticated username/password (at user level, before SQL Server
>is even involved). You need to either have IIS run as a domain user
>or user that both machines know about, then it should work correctly.
>Dale E. Reed Jr. (
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