Logon failed for user \'NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON\'

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

When setting security within the ArcGIS Server Manager to use the SQL Server Security Store, the following error is displayed:

"Logon failed for user \’NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON\’"


When logged in to the ArcGIS Server Manager, an anonymous user is not able to access the SQL Server to create a security store.

Solution or Workaround

Grant the anonymous account access to the database.

Proceed to create the security store.

Restrict the anonymous account access to its original setting immediately afterward.

Article ID:000010859

  • ArcGIS Server

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