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Error 18456 Severity 14 State 123 Login Failed.

Applies to: SQL Azure Database V12.

Problem Description.

A SQL Azure customer was complaining on Azure forums that he was receiving the following error when trying to connect to a SQL Azure database.

Error: 18456, Severity: 14, State: 123.
Login failed for user 'X'.

No documentation was available that could explain the meaning of state 123.


SQL Azure Team provided us the information that states 122, 123, and 124 are all related to an attempt to authenticate using an empty user name/login or using an empty password.




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