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SQL Server intallation -- Edition Change Check(warning)

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I have 10 sql server instance in one single node cluster, 2 of them has been upgraded to sp4, the rest 8 is sp2. I uninstalled one of sql server instance, and recreate a new instance.

During sql server 2005 setup system configuration check, I got a message

" Edition Change Check (Warning)

To change an existing instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 to a different edition of SQL Server 2005, you must run SQL Server 2005 Setup from the command prompt and include the SKUUPGRADE=1 parameter."

I check the forum, and got this thread:


I would like to know:

is it true that we have to install all instance before we do patch? otherwise, we will get the above message when try to install new instance?

If I ignore the warning, continue the install, what possible result will get? I can not try in my environment, since I do not want to mess up with the rest 9 instance.









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