Data engine error status (4) - 'nametoip'
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Data engine error status (4) - 'nametoip'


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DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM)


When doing a clean install sometimes customer get an issue were-by they can do not have all the probes in the primary location, data engine does not get a port and PID.

The following errors can be noticed in the data engine.log:

Data engine error: error Received status (4) on response (for sendRcv) for cmd = 'nametoip' name = 'data_engine'

Any error received by the data engine in the log is : user sa connection refused



Any UIM version


The cause for the issue is because during the SQL server installation windows authentication was the only the only option choosen. In order for installation to be successful two conditons have to be met.

1. ?SA user has to have full admininstration rights
2. ?Windows mixed mode during installation must be selected


1.In SQL management studio, select and right click the database instance, go to properties
2. Select  - SQL server and windows authentication mode



3. Under the security tab, select logins and right click on the sa user, scroll down to properties?
4. Under properties make sure that settings are as follows:

Permission to connect to database engine= Grant
Login = Enabled