Windows authentication means creating a database connection to Microsoft SQL Server while leaving User and Password blank (see figure below). Accessing the MS SQL database, the JTDS driver uses your Windows account to log in. The JTDS driver depends on native libraries you have to install. To enable this all, follow the steps described in this section.
Figure 33.6. Connecting to MS SQL with Windows authentication.
CloverDX comes with a JDBC driver from JDTS.
However, it does not provide native libraries which are required
for JDTS to work with Windows authentication on Microsoft SQL Server.
Thus, it is necessary to download the native
ntlmauth.dll) and perform some additional settings.
CloverDX supports JTDS v. 1.2.8. To download the driver follow these instructions:
Get the dist package.
Extract the contents and go to folder
ntlmauth.dll file (for 64b or 32b version of
to a folder, e.g.
Now there are two ways how to make the
The first one involves changing Windows
If you do not want to do that, go for the second option.
Add the absolute path to the
C:\jtds_dll) to the Windows
PATH variable. Alternatively, you can put the
dll file to some folder which is already included
java.library.path property for all
members of the CloverDX Family of products:
Modify VM Parameters in the graph's Chapter 14, Runtime Configuration screen (see figure below). Add this line to VM parameters:
The runtime configuration is valid for all graph within the same workspace.
Figure 33.7. Adding path to the native
to VM parameters.
In the script that starts Tomcat, add the
For example, add the following line at the beginning
set JAVA_OPTS=%JAVA_OPTS% -Djava.library.path=C:\jtds_dll
MS SQL Server - make sure you have:
TCP Port set to 1433 in TCP/IP → →