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Sql Cluster Upgrade to 2008 R2

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 10, 2011    Points: 0   Category :

I am testing the upgrade process of SQL Server 2008 to 2008 R2 in a Windows Server 2008 Clustering environment.

After upgrading the Shared Components in the passive node, I was unable to fail over SQL Server.  The error I got was: The SQL Server (<InstanceName>) service terminated with service-specific error 17058 (0x42A2).

After much digging without success, I proceeded to upgrade SQL Server to 2008 R2 on the passive node.  After the upgrade, moving SQL Server to the passive node returned the following:

The action 'Move to node <NodeB>' did not complete.  An error occurred moving the clustered service or application 'SQL Server (<InstanceName>)'.  the operation failed because either the specified cluster node is not the owner of the group, or the node is not a possible owner of the group.

All shared resources have both nodes as possible owners, and failover works just fine before the upgra

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