Consideration for changing the default port of default SQL instance on Multi-subnet Failover Cluster

Security Hardening or Security Audits in an enterprise are some of the motivation for DBAs to run SQL Server default instance on a non-default port. For standalone instances, there are no challenges in changing the default instance port to non-default port, however for clustered instance there are some considerations since cluster.exe performs IsAlive check by… Continue reading Consideration for changing the default port of default SQL instance on Multi-subnet Failover Cluster

SQL SERVER 2005 RESOURCE FAILS TO COME ONLINE ON CLUSTER AFTER CHANGING THE SAN DRIVE TO ADD MORE DISK SPACE

We have observed a number of issue now where in clustered instance of sql server 2005 fails to come online after performing changing on shared disk on a cluster. As mentioned in my previous posts if the sql server fails to come online we need to start troubleshooting by looking at the sql server error… Continue reading SQL SERVER 2005 RESOURCE FAILS TO COME ONLINE ON CLUSTER AFTER CHANGING THE SAN DRIVE TO ADD MORE DISK SPACE