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BUG #: 353011 (SHILOH_BUGS) BUG #: 353081 (SHILOH_BUGS)
When you start Query Analyzer (Isqlw.exe) from a command prompt and attempt to pass a very long string (around 1370 characters) using the /U parameter, an error message that resembles the following may be displayed:
After you click OK, or press ESC, the Connect to SQL Server dialog box is displayed. At this point, you have the following options:
[Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager]Data source name not found and no default driver specified
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/290211/EN-US/ )INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 2000 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in SQL Server 2000. This problem was first corrected in SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.