How to troubleshoot the "Cannot generate SSPI context" error message

Applies to: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard EditionMicrosoft SQL Server 2005 Developer EditionMicrosoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition

Note Kerberos Configuration Manager is a diagnostic tool that helps troubleshoot Kerberos-related connectivity issues with SQL Server. These issues may trigger errors such as "Cannot generate SSPI context." This tool is now available and can be downloaded from the following location:

For more information, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:

New tool: "Microsoft Kerberos Configuration Manager for SQL Server" is ready to resolve your Kerberos/Connectivity issues

Kerberos Configuration Manager for SQL Server is available