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SQL2008R2 - Additional instance on SQL2005 Cluster

Posted By:      Posted Date: November 25, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
 

Hi everyone,

I currently do have a SQL2005SP2 2-Node Cluster which is used for BizTalk2006R2.
We now plan to install BizTalk 2010, and I want to continue to use the cluster hardware. As I won't be able to shutdown the BizTalk2006R2 any time
soon, I need to install an additional SQL2008R2 instance on the existing cluster for the time until all BizTalk migrations are done.

This is my current Cluster Configuration:
Cluster Group:
- Backup LAN
- Cluster IP
- Cluster Name
- Quorum drive
- MS DTC

SQL2005 Group
- SQL Drive
- Enterprise SSO
- SQL IP Address
- SQL Networkname
- SQL Server
- SQL Agent
- SQL Fulltext Search

 

Would it now be possible to add a new Cluster Group, assign a disc, ip address and name to it and install SQL2008R2 into it?

Thanks in advance,

Philipp




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