The issue has been reported as Defect DE42672.
Here is a possible work-around that has been used successfully:
1. On the CA SDM server, edit NX.env and set NX_DB_NODE to the following format:
2. On the CA SDM server, run a preliminary test by running "sql_check_db -c" from a command line prompt.
Confirm the results before continuing to step #3.
The results should be:
SUCCESS - pri table exists, and has 6 rows
3. Run the installer. In the Database Configuration form, enter the corresponding correct parameter values:
Database Server: sdmsqldb001
Database Name: mdb
Database Port: 61349
Database Server Instance: test
Confirm that the "Migrating CA Service Desk Manager" step completes successfully.