Browsing articles tagged with " SQL Server 2005"
Jun
7
2012

SQL 2005/2008/R2 N/W connection error troubleshooting steps

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You may see 1001 n/w connection error when trying to connect remote sql server from ssms, I have compiled some best troubleshooting steps I am aware and few collected from various references,   First try to use one of five ways to connect SQL Server using SSMS, (for e.g. let’s say server name is ngmssql and instance name is sql001 and domain is ad.in.com and port is 1433 and ip address is 10.26.27.28)   • […]

May
22
2012

Error message on installing SQL Server 2005 service pack, hotfix, or cumulative update: “The Transaction Manager is not available”

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Error Description from SUMMARY.txt file of service pack upgrade : Machine : < ;server_name>; Product : Client Components Error : MSP Error: 29549 Failed to install and configure assemblies C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\NotificationServices\9.0.242\Bin\microsoft.sqlserver.notificationservices.dll in the COM+ catalog. Error: -2146233087 Error message: Unknown error 0x80131501 Error description: The Transaction Manager is not available. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8004D01B) ————— Other errors logged in Windows Event logs:   System Log Error: 7024: The Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MS DTC) […]

Mar
11
2012

Upgrade SQL Server 2000 Active/Active cluster to SQL Server 2005 and Windows 2003 with High Availability

Part 1: Team composition and upgrade option pros and cons – http://searchsqlserver.techtarget.com/tip/Upgrade-Active-Active-cluster-to-SQL-Server-2005-and-Windows-2003 Part 2: Restoring a SQL Server database to a transition server – http://searchsqlserver.techtarget.com/tip/How-to-restore-SQL-Server-database-to-transition-server-during-an-upgrade Part 3: SQL Server high availability when upgrading to SQL Server 2005 – http://searchsqlserver.techtarget.com/tip/SQL-Server-high-availability-when-upgrading-to-SQL-Server-2005 Part 4: Upgrade live applications to SQL Server 2005 for high availability – http://searchsqlserver.techtarget.com/tip/Upgrade-live-applications-to-SQL-Server-2005-for-high-availability Part 5: Monitor database mirroring and replication after upgrade – http://searchsqlserver.techtarget.com/tip/Monitor-database-mirroring-and-replication-after-a-SQL-Server-upgrade

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
20
2011

SQL Server 2005 is inaccessible remotely – error:26-Error locating server

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Today while working with one Veritas cluster server, faced following error (one of the common error – error:26), There are few basic troubleshooting steps a normal DBA follow, 1. Under ‘SQL Server Surface Area configuration manager’, go to ‘Surface Area configuration for services and connections’, go to ‘Server instance’ > ‘Database Engine’ > ‘Remote connections’ 2. In remote connections, first and foremost, your ‘local and remote connections’ should be enabled in case you would like […]

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
16
2011

Issues with SQL Server Login Failures having dependency on Windows Password Policy Check!

Today users reported unique accessibility issues where all SQL logins are found locked out in all SQL servers (2005, 2008) where Windows enforce password policy is enabled, on further investigation it was found for each SQL login there are more than 20 failed attempts in SQL server error log. It took lot of effort in finding a root cause as on first attept it looked like a SQl server virus injection, but later found that […]

Nov
5
2011

SQL 2005 Maintenance plan multiple errors: System.MissingMethodException: Method not found: ‘Boolean Microsoft.SqlServer.

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Today while fixing SQL 2005 SP2 (9.00.3042) maintenance plan issues, came across three errors, first error is due to dts dll not registered properly, whereas second one is occuring when trying to create/edit schedule or creating a maintenance plan thorugh Wizard mode. Read below to understand the issue and how it is fixed. 1. While trying to open maintenance plan, recieved following error, To fix this error, I have used the technique which I have […]

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 […]

Oct
27
2011

ACO5424E Could not connect to SQL server 2005

While connecting to SQL Server 2005 via tdp you may recieve following error: ACO5424E Could not connect to SQL server To fix it, go to following IBM technote, https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21445251 Please find excerpt below, Problem(Abstract): There are several possible reasons why the ACO5424E error may be observed when using MS SQL Server 2005 Cause: The connection to the SQL server methodology changed with SQL Server 2005 and some administration is required to ensure remote connections are […]

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