The 6thcumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 is now available. Cumulative Update 6 contains all the hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2012.
Those who are facing severe issues with their environment, they can plan to test CU6 in test environment & then move to Production… Read more
The 11thcumulative update release for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 11 contains all the hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1.
Those who are facing severe issues with their environment, they… Read more
Backup not starting for Database with Full Text Catalog…………..Failed to change the status to RESUME for full-text catalog in database. Error: 0×80043607
One of our Database with Full Text Catalog is not getting backed up. When I checked, backup keeps pending on 0% without any progress. In SQL server error log, I also found error related to Full text catalog that SQL server is facing issue in setting Full test… Read more
It seems to be a simple & easy thing to connect Perfmon to a remote server.
GO TO RUN > Perfmon > Right Click “Connect to Another Computer” > Enter server name & you are done
But I face several connectivity issue during connecting Perfmon from remote server.
ISSUE 1:… Read more
Today, We discuss How to get list of all available parameter of .EXE file OR How to find list of SQL Server setup parameters ?
Major problem is of all available parameter details. Sometime, We need to pass parameter to .EXE file to get some different & superior functionality.
We… Read more
Intellisense is a new feature that comes with SSMS(SQL Server Management Studio) 2008 onwards. Intellisense makes coding quite easy.
But Sometimes I find that intellisense becomes stale and you start getting the wavy red lines when writing code. Even though object exists in database but Intellisense is not able to… Read more
The Resource database is a read-only database that contains all the system objects that are included with SQL Server. SQL Server system objects, such as sys.objects, are physically persisted in the Resource database, but they logically appear in the sys schema of every database. The Resource database does not contain… Read more
Although, Microsoft release license guidelines for each & every SQL server version. But there are more complex scenarios for… Read more
1. To get the location of SQLServer Agent log file, the log file is called SQLAGENT.out
DECLARE @AGENT_ERRORLOG NVARCHAR(255)
EXECUTE MASTER.DBO.XP_INSTANCE_REGREAD N’HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE’,
SELECT @@SERVERNAME SERVERNAME, @AGENT_ERRORLOG AGENTERRORLOGLOCATION
This command will work for both default & named instance.
2. To modify location and name of SQLServer… Read more
1) Open Installation Wizard
2) Select Feature You want to install
3) Provide installation configuration
4) Now that you have the configuration file, copy it to your own folder or network share where you want to start the… Read more
The 2nd cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 is now available. Cumulative Update 2 contains all the hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2012 SP1.
Those who are facing severe issues with their environment, they can plan to test CU2 in test environment… Read more
The 9th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 is now available. Cumulative Update 9 contains all the hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 SP3.
Those who are facing severe issues with their environment, they can plan to test CU9 in test environment… Read more
SQL Server Reserve 1 user connection for DAC (Dedicated Administrator Connection)……want to confirm ?
Sometime before, I was giving training on basics of SQL Server. One of attendee is having doubt & want to confirm that SQL Server really Reserve 1 user connection for DAC (Dedicated Administrator Connection).
So I decide to show a demo for the same. I have changed the no. of… Read more
The server principal “xxxx” is not able to access the database “msdb” under the current security context.
Yesterday Night, One of my team member called & report that some users are getting below error no. 1 while connection to SQL server & error no. 2 while trying to open Management folder.
Error 1 : Cannot display policy health state at the server level, because the… Read more
Today, I am willing to do demo that under which user my SQL Agent Job run, SQL Agent Service Account or SQL Agent Job Owner ?
Normally, We think its SQL Agent Service account user under which SQL jobs runs. But it’s not true in all cases, It depend on… Read more
Issue : Today I have read one issue over one forum, One user is having below 3 DB roles on MSDB but whenever user try to run SQL Agent job, it get below error message.
We have Checked that SQL Agent job related DB role is properly given to user.… Read more
CMD code to upload file direct into root of FTP site of server
@ echo off
REM ******** this batch file is to upload file
echo user username> ftpcmd.dat
echo password>> ftpcmd.dat
echo bin>> ftpcmd.dat
echo lcd D:\Filelocation>>ftpcmd.dat
echo put filename.csv>> ftpcmd.dat
echo quit>> ftpcmd.dat
ftp -n -s:ftpcmd.dat 172.xx.xx.xxx
del… Read more
We all know that SQL Server can have 1 default instance & many named instance.
But I want to check, How SQL Server Setup behave, If I tries to use instance name that is already being used by some existing SQL server on my system.
I am already having 2… Read more