.NET Tutorials, Forums, Interview Questions And Answers
Welcome :Guest
Sign In
Win Surprise Gifts!!!

Top 5 Contributors of the Month
Gaurav Pal
Post New Web Links

SQL Server 2008 R2 installation on a server which is in cluster

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Hello, I want to install SQL Server 2008 R2 on a machine which is in a cluster. Is there any issue in doing this? Regards

View Complete Post

More Related Resource Links

SQL Server 2008 side -by-side installation in Cluster w2k3 sp2.

Hi  I am ready with In-Place and went to Sr.DBA Manager, He rejected and he want 100% Database guarantee and 100% safe, down time does not matter for him and recommended me go a head with Side by Side. 1.If detach Database from SQL2k and attach to SQL2k8,I don't think  it is possible to attach back...is it correct 2. Is it required Create new cluster group for SQL2k8? 3. In 2 case what are the cluster groups I have to Create 4. Is it required to change connecting string from application? 5. If it is where i have to modify the connecting string in application level or in Database server level? 6. What are the settings can I take care after installing new sql server instance?  7. Is it required new virtual instance name for new installation (Instance)? 8.Is there any way to use existing virtual instance name for New instance?(so I belive no Need to change connecting string in application) 10.Is it possible to change instance name?(Old instance name to some other name and new instance name as existing instance name).  SNIVAS

SQL Server 2008 R2 vs SQL Server 2008 --Cluster installation

Hi all I have SQL Server 2000(SP4) and SQL Server 2005(SP3) cluster installations,I am planning to upgrade those server with Latest SQL Server Editions,Please some guide me which is suitable version to upgrade those installation with latest SQL Server version in A/P Cluster. I propossed my company to purchase SQL Server 2008R2 ..is it correct decission? Is it(R2) going to be create any problem in Cluster environment.......Please suggest me.   Thanks in Adavance  SNIVAS

SQL Server 2005 installation on windows 2008 cluster error


I am trying to install SqlServer 2005 on windows 2008 cluster with domain controller. Installation fails on the second node while trying to set registry settings for server network libraries. Attached error message and output from error log. Can somebody suggest any solutions.



TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Setup

Failed to set registry settings for server network libraries. The action is SetDefaults. The error is 11004 (The requested name is valid, but no data of the requested type was found.


Func Name='LaunchFunction'>
<Func Name='GetCAContext'>
<EndFunc Name='GetCAContext' Return='T' GetLastError='203'>
Doing Action: Do_SetServerSSNLDefaults
PerfTime Start: Do_SetServerSSNLDefaults : Fri Sep 24 17:45:31 2010
<Func Name='Do_SetServerSSNLDefaults'>
Setting server network settings for instance name MSSQLSERVER, instance id MSSQL.1
Failed to set registry settings for server network libraries. The action: SetDefaults Error: 11004
        Error Code: 0x80072afc (11004)
Windows Error Text: The requested name is valid, but no data of the requested type was found.
  Source File Name: sqlca\nlregca.cpp
Compiler Ti



Hi, I have successfully installed the slip stream SQL SERVER 2008 Enterprise  sp1  on the two node fail over cluster.Now i need to implement the 2 node failover cluster installation again with the standard  edition of SQL SERVER 2008 sp1.

My question is do i  need to go for a slipstream installation with  standard edition also?

SQL Server 2008 R2 Side by Side installation in Cluster(Active/passive on Windows 2003 SP2).


Hi all,

I came again with couple question on SQL Server 2008 R2 side by side installation in Cluster(Active/passive on Windows 2003 SP2).

1.I have already have SQL Server 2000 SP4 Installation.
2.Can I start Installation(Side by Side) from Passive node ?

3.you want me give New SQL Server Netwrok name (Instance Configuration  Screen)?.

4.you want me give New Instance ID  name (Instance Configuration  Screen)?

5.Can I chose Excixting Clustore resource group or I need to Create New group which is the best ?


Thanks in advance


Problem in Installation of SQL Server 2008


Dear All,

I have Sqlserver2008 setup.

It is work in wndows Xp.

But I have to Install it on Windows 7 ,during installation process it requires some patch and I am unable to get it.

Plz some buddy can help the same.


Rakesh gupta

SQL Server 2008 Installation issue in Windows 7 64 bit

I'm trying to install SQL 2008, but an error message keeps appearing: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 installation has failed. SQL Server 2008 Setup requires .NET Framework 3.5 to be installed.   My OS is Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits, so already has de .NET Framework 3.5, I turned on/off a lot of times and the same error occurs! I download the .NET Framework 3.5 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 from the links: (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=333325fd-ae52-4e35-b531-508d977d32a6&displaylang=en http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=AB99342F-5D1A-413D-8319-81DA479AB0D7&displaylang=en) But, when installing the Framework 3.5 or the SP1, I get the message: "Use turn on or off disable features in Windows control panel".   Someone can help me?! - Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits - SQL Server 2008 Developer (x86, x64, ia64).   Thanks! Marcelo.

SQL Server 2005 - Installation in Cluster Environment - "Service SQL Server Browser (SQLBrowser) fai

Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition SP2 32-bit All updates and patches installed Two-node cluster environment configured. Cluster functions perfectly. Trying to install SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition (32-bit) as a clustered application. Installation proceeds fine until it begins to install the SQL Server Database Services product. Status window says "Starting Services. Service: SQL Server Browser". Error message is presented: "Service 'SQL Server Browser' (SQLBrowser) failed to start. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system services". SQL Server Service Account is in the Administrators group on both local systems, and is a domain account. Account used for the installation is in the Administrators group on both local systems, and is a domain account. Have cancelled out of the install and rebooted both servers numerous times. Exact same error continues to occur. Cluster is active and all resources are owned by node #1 - the node where SQL Server Installation is being run. In the event viewer, I see: Event ID: 10 Description: The SQLBrowser service was unable to establish SQL instance and connectivity discovery". I am also seeing errors like: Source: SQLBrowser. The SQL configuration for SQL is inaccessible or invalid. Source: SQLBrowser. The Configuration of the AdminConnection\TCP protocol in the SQL instance xxxxxx i

How I can remove The Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express installation manually.

How I can remove The Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express installation manually ?   Other components uninstalled via Add/Remove but i cant remove SQL Server 2008 Express     From Add/Remove the following is installed:Microsoft SQL Server 2008   I have attempted to uninstall it via the Add/Remove method and this also failed.

SQL Server 2008 - Installation Woe - .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

On a Windows 2003 R2 x64 server, I have been unable to install SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition x64. When running setup.exe, I almost instantaneously receive the following Microsoft SQL Server Setup error:"Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 installation has failed.SQL Server 2008 Setup requires .NET Framework to be installed."What does not make sense is that I successfully downloaded .NET Framework 3.5 from the Microsoft download site (published 8/11/2008) prior to the SQL Server 2008 installation attempt.http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=ab99342f-5d1a-413d-8319-81da479ab0d7&displaylang=enI do need to note that a few nights ago, prior to downloading the framework (3.5 SP1), I ran the SQL Server 2008 setup executable. I was prompted that in order to install SQL Server 2008, the setup program needed to first install .NET 3.5 SP1 and Windows Installer 4.5. I let the .NET 3.5 SP1 install run for about 1.5 to 2 hours and cancelled (now I wish I had just let it go).It is my understanding (correct me if I am wrong) that the SQL Server 2008 setup program initially checks for any pre-RTM versions of .NET 3.5 SP1 Framework. If one is found, it is then supposed to guide the user through both the installation of the .NET 3.5 SP1 Framework and Windows Installer 4.5. I have removed .NET 3.5 SP1 Framework (Add/Remove programs) and rebooted. However, upon runni

SQL Server 2008 installation fails There was an error generating the XML document. Error code 0x84B

My system config: window XP - SP3 4 GB RAM, I have VS2008 with SP1, VS2010 Ultimate installed First when I tried to install SQL 2008 R2 Dev edition I got an error saying vs2008 SP1 was not installed, infact I had the SP1 installed in my m/c.  I did reinstalled the SP1 and tried to install SQL again. while in the final installation process I got the error  "Setup has encountered the following error: There was an error generating the XML document. Error code 0x84B10001." I uninstall the SQL server again to remove the files which were created from Unsuccessful installation I removed the register entry as suggested by this forum. reinstalled but no chance, I have tried all the option which I can get know in web. Please help me. here is the log files details  Exception type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Chainer.Infrastructure.ChainerInfrastructureException 2010-08-26 14:54:53 Slp:     Message: 2010-08-26 14:54:53 Slp:         There was an error generating the XML document. 2010-08-26 14:54:53 Slp:     Stack: 2010-08-26 14:54:53 Slp:         at Microsoft.SqlServer.Chainer.Infrastructure.DataStoreService.SerializeObject(String rootPath, Object objectToSerialize, Boolean saveToCache) 2010-08-26 14:54:53 Slp:   &nb

SQL Server 2008 Agent Fails to start in a Win 2008 Cluster

When I try to bring SQLAGENT Online, I get the following errors: EventID:53 [sqagtres] StartResourceService: Failed to start SQLSERVERAGENT service.  CurrentState: 1 [sqagtres] OnlineThread: ResUtilsStartResourceService failed (status 435) [sqagtres] OnlineThread: Error 435 bringing resource online.   I just did a fresh SQL Cluster install as well.  When I installed the cluster, the service account was good to go.  I cant figure out what is going on.  SQL Server Engine starts fine.  Any ideas?

named instance sql server 2008 install on cluster

I have a production two-node cluster with sql server 2008 sp1 cu7 running over windows server 2008 sp2. If I were to install a new named instance on this live environment, would it impair the default sql server instance functionality? I'm not referring to processor/io while the install is in progress. My question specifically is would the install process by its nature bring down the default instance. I'm pretty sure it won't, but don't see any documentation that would confirm this. thanks.

SQL Server 2008 64-bit installation error 0x84B20001

Hello, I'm trying to install SQL server 64-bit and I'm getting the following error: SQL server 2008 setup100.exe and setuppatch.exe cannot be run in this mode. If tou are running setup100.exe, start setup.exe instead. I can't find setup.exe for the 64-bit installation. What can I do? Thanks.    

SQL Server 2008 R2 Installation and Service Pack 1 Question

I am migrating a SQL 2000 server to a SQL 2008 R2 server (on different physical servers) . When I ordered SQL Server 2008 the volume licensing allowed me to download sql server web 2008, sql server web 2008 R2 and sql server 2008 service pack 1. I don't know why I have three options to download. Don't I just need to just install the sql server 2008 Web R2? Are there any sql 2008 R2 service packs available?   

Upgrade SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2008 in Cluster--Recomendations

Hi all I have   6 cluster environments and 10 standalone servers and mix  of  32 bit  64 bit. As I know In place Upgrade not possible SQL2k 32 bit to SQL2008 64 bit. What I want to know is……… 1. If I purchase SQL Server 2008 Ent edition that will have both 64 bit and 32 bit edition or I have purchase separately ? 2. How to do side by side upgrade in Cluster environment I mean I can’t ask my company to provide other cluster to do side by side upgrade. If I do installation in same cluster machines, I can’t provide same Instance name for SQL Server 2008 Instance.hance it is very difficulty for application connectivity Please some body provides me best approach to drive in Upgrade from SQL2k to SQL2008. Thanks in Advance      SNIVAS

Sql server 2008 installation on windows 7 issues

Hey all,   I was installing SQl server 2008 Dev version on windows 7. It went smooth and when  ran the select @@version it shows sql server 2005 express edition.Does anybody know what is the issue? Any help would be greatly appreciated Thanks
ASP.NetWindows Application  .NET Framework  C#  VB.Net  ADO.Net  
Sql Server  SharePoint  Silverlight  Others  All   

Hall of Fame    Twitter   Terms of Service    Privacy Policy    Contact Us    Archives   Tell A Friend