Spent a while trying to get this to work. I am sure it is in the administration guide somewhere but this is what I found.
The Events database connects using SQL authentication so the SQL Server must be configured to use Mixed Mode authentication. I have been testing with SQL express and the first clue were a lot of errors in the application log. To resolve this do the following
Open the Management Studio -> Right Click on the server and select properties. Set the following
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