Error: Failed to connect to database: Unable to complete login process due to delay in opening server connection. No extended error.
When attempting to connect to a SQL Server geodatabase, the following error message is received:
“Error: Failed to connect to database: Unable to complete login process due to delay in opening server connection. No extended error.”
The firewall on the server may be blocking the connection.
Solution or Workaround
Add the SQL Server default ports 1433 and 1434 as exceptions in Windows Firewall.
Refer to the following Microsoft TechNet Library topic:
Configure the Windows Firewall to Allow SQL Server Access
- ArcGIS Help: A quick tour of setting up a geodatabase in SQL Server
- ArcGIS Help: Setting up a connection to SQL Server
Last Published: 5/5/2016
Article ID: 000012132
Software: ArcGIS GeoEvent Server 10.2.2, 10.2.1, 10.2 ArcGIS Server 10.2.2, 10.2.1, 10.2 ArcGIS Image Server 10.2.2, 10.2.1, 10.2