I am getting the following error when attempting to add a node to an existing SQL Server 2016 Clustered instance on a Windows 2012 R2 Server
TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure.
SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error:
Could not find subkey System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSSQLFDLauncher$INSTANCE_NAME
Error code 0x851B0001.
Has anyone encountered this error and/or found a way to get around it?
I have done the following in an attempt to resolve:
- Added the missing key to the registry
There are other instances that I have successfully added to this same machine. So there is no rational reason why this instance can't be added as well.
P.S. The link provided in the error goes to a page about the Surface Laptop.
- This is a clustered instance with SQL Server Analysis Services that is also clusterized.
- The add node is using software with SP1 slipstreamed in ProductUpdates
- The error occurs when I get to the Perform Volume Maintenance screen which adds the SQL Server service user to that role.