SQL Server 2008 setup may report a Windows 2008 cluster validation failure

You may receive the error “The cluster either has not been verified or there are errors or failures in the verification report” while installing a SQL Server clustered installation on Windows 2008. When see this error you must fix the underlying error that caused Windows validation to fail. Even though in some cases you couldContinue reading “SQL Server 2008 setup may report a Windows 2008 cluster validation failure”

How to configure DTC for SQL Server in a Windows 2008 cluster

How to configure DTC for SQL Server in a Windows 2008 cluster [This post was revised 11 May 2009 with new mapping information, fixed formatting issues 23 March 2010] With Windows 2008 you now have the option to use multiple DTCs. There is a lot of confusion over whether to do that for SQL ServerContinue reading “How to configure DTC for SQL Server in a Windows 2008 cluster”