How to transfer logins and passwords between instances of SQL Server

SUMMARY
After you move databases to a new server, users may not be able to log in to the new server. Instead, they receive the following error message:

Msg 18456, Level 16, State 1
Login failed for user ‘%ls’.

You must transfer the logins and passwords to the new server. This article describes how you transfer logins and passwords to a new server.

Read more at support.microsoft.com

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