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Posted Thursday, December 27, 2012 7:15 AM
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I have a two node cluster for my production system that is running SQL Server 2008. We were upgrading our EMC SAN firmware online yesterday and it caused my server to crash. It looks like it tried to failover but couldn't complete the process. When I looked at my active node it still recognized my database and logs but not the Quorum or MSDTC. That was being recognized by the passive node. I had to shut down one node and then reboot the other to get the system back up and running. Has anyone seen this happen before? The online upgrade wasn't suppose to disrupt the server as it still had two active paths available. We did follow the suggestion to not try the upgrade during peak usage, yet, we did have some departments still working or at least trying to......
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JanetGee (12/27/2012)
We were upgrading our EMC SAN firmware online yesterday and it caused my server to crash.


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Posted Thursday, December 27, 2012 8:43 AM
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We completed the upgrade of the firmware. I will contact EMC but I was still wondering what happened and if anyone else had seen this before?
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