SQL Server 2005 Setup Failing to Install on Cluster with Unexpected Failure while Performing the SCC checks

  We have observed a number of cases where the installation of the sql server 2005 instance on the cluster fails with the following unexpected Failure Error Message while performing SCC checks. ERROR MESSAGE: ==================== There is unexpected failure. MSGID … 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