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SQL Server 2016 Cluster – Partially Running – CEIP

SQL Server 2016 Cluster – Partially Running [half red/half green] – came across below issue, and upon further investigation l noticed the nodes has CEIP versions of Analysis services as well as Agent. Simply removing these roles, returned the server roles status to running/green   Click here for reference link on msdn.microsoft forum Click here […]

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Active Directory Creation On Windows Server 2016

Active Directory Creation On Windows Server 2016 – using a Virtual Machine running under Windows 10 Pro Hyper-V Screenshots:   DNS:     AD should now be functional, for other servers to join this domain. Note, most core production servers use static ip addresses , and not dynamic/DHCP as might be seen in the screenshots […]

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Transferring logins and passwords between separate SQL server Instances

Transferring logins and passwords between separate SQL Server instances eg SVR1\DEV to SVR1\DEV2 can be done by scripting out the encrypted passwords using the stored procedures sp_hexadecimal and sp_help_revlogin which can be found by following this detailed link by clicking here.

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