Wiki Topic : Configuring SQL Server 2012 on a Server Core Installation of Windows

SQL Server 2012 can now be installed on a Server Core installation of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. My previous blog posts has those details about installing Windows in Server Core mode, and configurations needed on the operating system. I worked on a technet wiki topic explaining these configuration steps in detail. Here it is:…

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Step-by-step procedure for Installing SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core : PART 2

Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core Find the domain: To identify the domain of the computer you are connected to, run the following command from command prompt: systeminfo | findstr /B /C:”Domain” Add machine to the domain: At a command prompt, type the following command: netdom join <ComputerName> /domain:<DomainName> /userd:<UserName> /passwordd:* ComputerName is the…

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Step-by-step procedure for Installing SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core : PART 1

Starting SQL Server 2012, you can now install SQL Server on a Server Core operating system. For more information, see : Install SQL Server 2012 on Server Core What is Server Core Installation? The Server Core installation option for the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system provides a minimal environment for running specific server…

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SQL Server Installation : Useful tools

Adding some of the useful tools, and reports for SQL Server Installation. SQL Server Setup Discovery Report: The SQL Discovery report can be used to verify the version of SQL Server and the features installed on the computer. To open the SQL Discover report, Go to Start, click All Programs. Select Microsoft SQL Server <Version…

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