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SQL 2008 Active - Acvite Cluster

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 13, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
I have 2 node windows 2008 cluster server, I installed sql 2008 active - active cluster this is work fine but, when i move one instance to other clusrter server, instance has failed ( SQL Server and SQL Server Agent resusorce) and i received this event log on the server what can i do ?Thank You "The description for Event ID 19019 from source MSSQL$INSTANCE2 cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer."  

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