Consideration for changing the default port of default SQL instance on Multi-subnet Failover Cluster

Security Hardening or Security Audits in an enterprise are some of the motivation for DBAs to run SQL Server default instance on a non-default port. For standalone instances, there are no challenges in changing the default instance port to non-default … Continue reading

HOW TO CHANGE THE DYNAMIC PORT OF THE SQL SERVER NAMED INSTANCE TO THE STATIC PORT IN A SQL SERVER 2005 CLUSTERED INSTANCE

    In sql server the default instance has a listener which listens on the fixed port which is TCP port 1433. However for the named instance the port on which the sql server listens is random and is dynamically … Continue reading