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I created a sql server instance and the name show up differently in test and prod. How can i change the prod name to not have the names repeating ?

Prod :

select @@servername EHCPSQL12\EHCPSQL12

select @@servername + '\' + @@servicename EHCPSQL12\EHCPSQL12\EHCPSQL12

Test :

select @@servername EHCXSQL12

select @@servername + '\' + @@servicename EHCXSQL12\MSSQLSERVER

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To change the name of a named instance

sp_dropserver 'Server Name\old_Instance_name'
go
sp_addserver 'ServerName\New Instance Name','local'
go

Verify sql server instance configuration by running below queries

sp_helpserver
select @@servername

Restart the SQL Server Services.

net stop MSSQLServer
net start MSSQLServer
  • I tried but it still stays like EHCPSQL12\EHCPSQL12, why is it showing up twice and thrice ? – user1918074 May 6 '16 at 17:47
  • Sounds like you installed it as a named instance when you wanted a default instance. Try this answer, stackoverflow.com/questions/35026/… – tpet May 6 '16 at 18:41
  • @user1918074 A default instance will return ServerName\MSSQLSERVER for SELECT @@servername + '\' + @@servicename. – tpet May 6 '16 at 18:47

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