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A Step by Step Guide to the Availability Group (AG) Listener

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Availability databases hosted on SQL Server Always On Availability Groups (AG) can be connected using a unique Virtual Network Name (VNN), called the Availability Group Listener. When an Availability Group is enabled, clients can connect to databases in both primary and secondary replicas without explicitly specifying the SQL Server instance name. You don’t even need […]

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2021-05-17

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Fixing "Login failed for user" error in SQL Server

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In this article, I am going to explain fixing a problem related login failure error with SQL Server. The Problem One of the common error in the SQL Server error log is "Login failed for user 'DomainName\ServerName$'. Reason: Could not find a login matching the name provided. [CLIENT: <local machine>]". Even though it says that […]

2020-11-24

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Generate Role Member Reports using dbatools and the ImportExcel PowerShell modules

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Being able to get information and save it on a Excel as a report can be a common and tedious task. What if we could join dbatools and ImportExcel PorwerShell modules to accomplish this in a easier and fast way? We will see how to export roles and its' member and save that info on a multi spreadsheet Excel file with handy tables ready to be explored.

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2020-06-30

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A Step by Step Guide to the Availability Group (AG) Listener

  • Article

Availability databases hosted on SQL Server Always On Availability Groups (AG) can be connected using a unique Virtual Network Name (VNN), called the Availability Group Listener. When an Availability Group is enabled, clients can connect to databases in both primary and secondary replicas without explicitly specifying the SQL Server instance name. You don’t even need […]

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2019-07-02

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