I am in the process of setting up a 2008 R2 SQL cluster using SQL 2008 R2. I have the first node up and running, and all is well. Going through the process to the add the 2nd node, I am stuck.
At the part where you configure the SQL service accounts, the SQL server agent account is greyed out. Hovering your mouse over it shows that field as "Read-Only" The box for the password you can type in, so I went ahead and put in the password
I used for the account on the first node. (it's a domain account with the corect privledges). On the database engine section it lets me select my domain account and then I put in the password. Clicking next gives me an error stating that
the "Credentials you provided for the SQL Server Agent service are invalid."
I know the password is correct, but without the accout name box being greyed out, I am not sure it is pointing to the right account. Other people too are having this issue:
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sqlsetupandupgrade/thread/aae80395-7d29-4a07-a1b7-29959e78d382 What is marked as a solution on that thread really isn't. Follow up posts show other people at the same spot I am.
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