Browsing articles tagged with " SQL Server 2000"
Jul
2
2012

Configure SQL Mail on SQL Server 2000 with Outlook 2007 client

Scenario is, we have SQL 2000 as database engine and outlook 2007 as mail client, now as we know SQL 2000 requires MAPI client for SQL mail configuration and from records we need minimum Outlook 2000 client, in this case we have outlook 2007 client present. I was skeptical initially that whether SQL mail will at all work with outlook 2007 or not, by going through several articles and forums, I found it to be […]

Apr
4
2012

SQL Server 2000 – The subscription(s) have been marked inactive and must be reinitialized

Error: The subscription(s) have been marked inactive and must be reinitialized. NoSync subscriptions will need to be dropped and recreated.   Environment: SQL Server 2000 SP4 (valid for other SP versions as well)   Replication Type: Transactional Replication with Publisher and Distributor on one server and Subscriber on another Scenario: You have created subscription to non-expire subscription as below, #img1# And still from time to time you see the subscriber marked inactive error and your […]

Mar
12
2012

Troubleshooting transactional replication timeout error in SQL Server 2000

Timeout error is mostly encountered in merge or transactional replication scenarios where data needs to be synced at regular time intervals, now sometimes due to network issue or bad data replication start failing with timeout errors, now to troubleshoot them follow below steps, Source: http://www.mssqlcity.com/Articles/Replic/troubleshooting_replication.htm and http://support.microsoft.com/kb/312292 First, when you encounter timeout error, go to distribution agent SQL job (in case of push subscription, agent job will be present on distributor server and in case […]

Dec
23
2011

Script to create SQL login and assign read privileges on master and msdb database for automation purpose

Today got a task to create a common account across all SQL servers which have read privileges on master and msdb database, so to carry out this activity, wrote a small script as follows for SQL 2000 and SQL 2005/2008, Note: Replace test with your account name and password as your desired password Script for SQL 2005/2008, SET NOCOUNT ON USE MASTER CREATE LOGIN [test] WITH PASSWORD=N’[email protected]′, DEFAULT_DATABASE=[master], DEFAULT_LANGUAGE=[us_english], CHECK_EXPIRATION=OFF, CHECK_POLICY=OFF GO USE MASTER CREATE […]

Dec
15
2011

How do I check SQL replication status via T-SQL?

While searching for t-sql script which can check replication agent status came across a good script which works well for all versions of SQL Server i.e. 2000/2005/2008/2008R2 and above…

Nov
18
2011

Installing tdp v5.5.1 on SQL Server 2000

Today after installing TDP for SQL server v5.5.1 on one server, we found TDP GUI is not opening up, also there are no clear instructions for SQL server 2000, after initial troubleshooting we figured out additional configuring that needs to be done for configuring TDP on SQL server 2000, Analysis: After installing TDP, TDP GUI will not open and if you execute batch script for backups then you will receive following error, It reflects that […]

Oct
27
2011

SQL Server Compatibility List (SCL) for Veritas Cluster Server 5.1 Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows

I was trying to find out which version of SQL Servers are supported by Veritas Cluster Services in order to prepare an upgrade plan, I got a useful link from Symantec site, it was last updated on 07-Feb-2011. Link: http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH142798 SQL Server Compatibilty in short, Software Compatibility List (SCL)Veritas Cluster Server 5.1 Service Pack 2 for Windows Microsoft Microsoft SQL Server 2000 SP4 S x86 Microsoft Microsoft SQL Server 2000 SP4 C IA64, x64 Microsoft […]

Jul
24
2011

Cluster resource ‘SQL Server ()’ in Resource Group ‘‘ failed!

While investigating a cluster resource offline issue, came across following three errors in windows system event log, cluster log and SQL error log respectively, Error message 1 Source: ClusSvc Category: Failover Mgr Type: Error Event ID: 1069 User: N/A Computer: < Computer Name > Description: Cluster resource ‘SQL Server ()’ in Resource Group ‘‘ failed. Error message 2 Error in the Cluster log file, SQL Server < SQLServer >: [sqsrvres] Unable to read the ‘VirtualServerName’ […]

Jul
6
2011

Identify which DTS package is being called by scheduled job!

I was struggling to identify the DTS package name from the job syntax which looks like, DTSRun /~Z0x5B431B25562BD74…2AE391DF759D0B3B09EEAB94B687E05E66CE7307C6304204 this can be simulated by right clicking the DTS Package (SQL 2000) and schedule a job. If you schedule a package to run that way, the SQL Job it creates will have an encrypted name for DTS package in SQL job step – similar to what you see above. Found a solution to this at following link […]

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