Double Hop Authentication issue – NT Authority


Double Hop Authentication issue – NT Authority


Double Hop Authentication issue – NT Authority

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Double Hop Authentication issue


Native Microsoft/SQL


If you are experiencing the well known Microsoft double hop authentication issue, it is a result of a password credientals not being properly passed on for authentication (lost on the second connection, or "hop"). We do not have any direct solutions for this behavior, where as it is a microsoft problem...but we have found some helpful information that may assist. (Non Quest information), which in an effort to assist in some way, we will include below.


These are not "Quest" solutions, and have not been tested by Quest in any way... these are articles that we have learned have helped customers in the past with Double-Hop authentication issues.

Microsoft guide about configuring Kerberos on SP2010:

Configuring Kerberos Authentication for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products

Information on troubleshooting:

SQL SERVER – FIX : ERROR : Cannot open database requested by the login. The login failed. Login failed for user ‘NT AUTHORITYNETWORK SERVICE’.

Troubleshooting The Double Hop

Defect ID

Native Microsoft/SQL

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