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WMI Error 0x8007052f

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SQL Server

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SQL Server Configuration Manager

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Logon failure: user account restriction. Possible reasons are blank passwords not allowed, login hour restrictions, or a policy restriction has been enforced.

This error can occur when using SQL Server Configuration Manager to switch to the built-in accounts (Network Service, Local Service, or Local System) when SQL Server is running on a Windows Server 2003 Cluster or Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller. Do not run services under built-in accounts on a Windows Server 2003 Cluster or Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller. For recommendations on service accounts, see the topic Setting Up Windows Service Accounts in SQL Server Books Online.

Configure SQL Server to use a domain account.

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