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System Center 2012 Configuration Manager incorrectly uses the Site System Installation Account for a remote site system to connect to the SQL Server database
Article ID: 2689646 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario:
In this scenario, Configuration Manager may incorrectly try to use the Site System Installation Account that is configured for the remote site server to update the SQL Server database. When this occurs, the update fails, and the following messages are logged.
In the remote SQL Server log:
In the Distrmg.log:
On the SQL Server, create a local account that has the same name as the Site System Installation Account that is configured for the remote site server, and grant the account access to the Configuration Managers database. Then, pass through authentication works around Configuration Manager's use of the Site System Installation Account.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.