Cannot open database "xds" requested by the login. The login failed.Login failed for user
You might see the following Error:
Cannot open database "xds" requested by the login.
The login failed.Login failed for user DOMAIN\ADMINUSER
If this is happened,
you fully need to uninstall:
1.) All Lync Server Components, beside:
- Administrative Tools, Core Components, Resources Kit (if ist installed)
2.) The entire local SQL Instance, including Client Tools !
- Ensure, also the local Folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.RTCLOCAL is entirely deleted!
3.) Restart your Server now.
If you are now going to reinstall Lync Server,
4.) make sure the Registry Key is clean:
should the Lync Server Replica Replicator Agent should not have been proper uninstalled.
You Need to uninstall all Lync components including the exemptions listed above.
The Replica Replicator Service is part from Lync Core Components!
and delete the following Folder:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync Server
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Lync Server 2010
Here you go and the Server can be reinstalled...!
Author: Thomas Pött Managing Consultant Microsoft UC