09-25-2018 12:29 PM
Interestingly, though many people in this thread are complaining of the same issue, no one has posted an error message that shows the correct syntax as outlined by the manual in the link from @Lars Volker.
Specifically, the manual shows the syntax for the connection string with a username (and no password) should be using AuthMech=2:
At least for me, this "resolved" the issue because now I am trying to debug a connection timeout. So I guess that is progress :/