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SQL Server HA Design (FCI) - Windows Storage Replication - Test-SRTopology - Physical Memory Error - AWS EC2

I'm trying to set up AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instance (Not Availability Groups) on 2 VMs(each on different AWS Availability Zone) in AWS-EC2 instances. To make this happen, I've to set up Windows ...
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Can we enable tls 1.0 on MSSQL Server 2019 on database level? if yes then how?

i am running sql server 2019 on Linux box and trying to connect using a Windows server 2016 client, how can we enable TLS 1.0 for SQL Server 2019 on the Database/instance level. TIA.
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SQL Server 2017 Always-ON

I have configured Distributed AG from DC1 to DC2 (SQL 2017 Ent edition with CU22 version) DC1- DB1, DB2 and DC2-DB3, DB4 I have restarted DC1-DB1 SQL services, after restart DC1-DB2 should be primary....
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Postgresql Performance Diagnostic

I am trying to activate Performance Diagnostic on a Postgresql 12 advanced server from PEM on a windows 10 machine. I am trying to install EDB Wait States module by changing the postresql.conf and ...
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Changing domain, can't connect [duplicate]

I have a server that hosts a SQL Server 2017 Entreprise Edition database. I changed domain on the server (e.g. attds.mg in fdsqq.mg). The problem is that I can't connect my application to the database....
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Error 0xc000007b with Oracle 19c

As our (32-bit) application uses the Oracle client for communication with the Oracle server I have set up a test environment on a Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Datacenter. I have installed the Oracle ...
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“The client and server cannot communicate, because they do not possess a common algorithm” error

The full error message is: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException (0x80131904): A connection was successfully established with the server, but then an error occurred during the login process. (provider: ...
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How do I prevent my Windows Server from being automatically rebooted by SQL Server updates?

Some SQL Server updates have happened outside the maintenance window, which have caused the server to be rebooted. How can I stop this from happening again in future? Below is what I can see when ...
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SQL alwayson AG Disaster Recovery

Need advise on below: I have 2 node alwayson AG on Primary Sync mode in the current configuration and fsw is in Primary DC only Actually during Switchover the entire DC 2 node and fsw will be down ...
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Active Directory Name Change

Our Active directory will change the accounts name for example John Doe Jdoe@abcd.com to John.Doe@abcd.com. My question is do I need to change all the SQL Logins individually or the person can login ...
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How to create hs oracle to SQLSERVER with rac scan

hi i am trying to create an hs for oracle rac for a course but i am unable to configure the hs How to configure the listener with scan_listener? hs example: odbc windows64 bits system dns: ...
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Diagnose slow script executions on specific server

I work with an unmanaged server in a remote datacenter to host web based applications. When we run the SQL scripts to create and populate an application database the whole process is painfully slow. A ...
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Removing a Windows Server Cluster Node and Then Adding Back - Do I need to remove the Availability Group replica?

We had a secondary server bite the dust... we were remarkably able to resurrect it. Everything is great and intact... except for the windows server cluster configuration. We basically need to evict it ...
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How to troubleshoot slow connection issues from SSMS? [duplicate]

I right click on a server in the Registered Servers pane and select New Query. Sometimes (like 1 out of 3), it will just hang for 5-15 seconds with the Connect dialog (below). Other times, it ...
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MSSQL Mirai Botnet, cleaned but connects again using ANOYNMOUS LOGON

well this problem is making me go nuts my server was hacked with the Mirai Botnet, we cleaned the system, Disabled the Server Agent completely and the system is stable and clean BUT... if i re-open ...
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Backup up database to compressed local folder - what will be the performance implication?

I have sql server 2016 web edition on Windows 2016 server VM. I want to backup the database, to a folder on a local drive (SSD) - please don't ask why, long story. Due to the size of the DBs, and ...
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How do you configure a 4-node AlwaysOn cluster to have two listeners?

Looking to build a 4-node (servers A, B, C & D) AlwaysOn Windows 2016 failover cluster with 2 nodes in the primary datacenter for HA, and 2 other replica nodes in the DR datacenter for disaster/...
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Distributed Always-On without Domain

We have a requirement to configure a distributed availability group from Data center1 to Data Center2 using SQL Server 2017 Enterprise Edition. DC1 (two nodes WSFC setup): SQLDB1, SQLDB2 DC2 (two ...
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How to remediate the TLS_RSA_WITH_SEED_CBC_SHA on Debian and TLS_RSA_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA (SWEET32) on Windows?

I'm in a class right now and we're given two servers to setup and secure. We are supposed to use Greenbone Vulnerability scanner and report/fix what it finds. My windows server is vulnerable to ...
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PostgreSQL errors and big database

Let's start from point that I have been introduced to PostgreSQL only a couple days ago after I received alert from monitoring system that one of local discs on one of VMs if almost full. After ...
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Query on Linked Server in SQL Active-Passive

We have plan to implement Active-Passive SQL server cluster with shared storage with SQL 2014 version. A-P: There will be two DB servers (DB1 and DB2) and one will be working (DB1) and the other (DB2) ...
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How does sql server FCI respond to failure?

Taking windows role default settings - (n-1) failovers ok within 6 hrs , where n=# of nodes, if nodes = 2, 1 failover within 6 hrs is allowed. Taking resource default settings - Within 15mins period, ...
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SQL Server 2017 password complexity rule

SQL and Windows version: Microsoft SQL Server 2017 (RTM-CU19) (KB4535007) - 14.0.3281.6 (X64) Jan 23 2020 21:00:04 Copyright (C) 2017 Microsoft Corporation Developer Edition (64-bit) on Windows ...
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How can I mount vss snapshots and why we have to do that to take backup in window server backup?

"Windows Server Backup cannot guarantee Volume Shadow Copy (VSS) snapshots are retained. In certain situations, after restoring to a new volume, the VSS snapshots may no longer be recognized and ...
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SQL server availability group cannot access database after disabling sql service

I've completed this setup: OS: Windows server 2016 Database: SQL Server 2017 2 node availability group configured with automatic failover on both nodes. Fileshare witness configured, both nodes ...
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Preferred owner failover change in FCI

I've inherited a few Windows servers with SQL Server installed. Some of them are in failover cluster which is perfect in case of outages. However I do not have much experience with SQL Server ...
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PostgreSQL 10 not archiving some WAL files

I have a strange case in some PostgreSQL that I monitor. First the software versions and setup: Windows Server 2012 Foundation PostgreSQL 10.10 x64 archive_command = 'copy %p "D:\\backup\\wal\\%...
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Windows Cluster can't update DNS record

Setup: Windows server 2016 standard edition. SQL server 2016 standard edition. 2 nodes configured in a cluster without witness quorum. all member of the same Active Directory domain. 1 Availability ...
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Sql Server 2017 - Cannot shrink transaction log file, blocked by LOG_BACKUP status

Last week my sql server 2017 instance (running on windows server 2016) ran out of space, filling the disk completely up with a 190GB transaction log file. Luckily this was on a cloud instance, so I ...
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Microsoft Data Migration Assistant Failing

I am using the Microsoft DMA to migrate data from a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 instance into a Microsoft SQL Server 2017 instance. I get all the way to the final step of selecting logins, start the ...
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Destroy cluster windows server 2012 r2

I want know how to delete a Windows Server Failover Cluster. My case is a bit special. I encountered some problems while creating a failover cluster, and I stopped the cluster services then I did "...
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Access Denied while installing SQL server 2016 [duplicate]

I am getting the below error while installing SQL Server, when I've selected the domain account for SQL server engine startup account and press next. (11) 2020-02-16 14:58:48 Slp: Sco: Attempting to ...
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“Could not find login” failures for remote LocalSystem that exists

I imagine security changed in some way for Windows 2016, but I'm unable to determine what exactly. For context: We have a variety of remote clients that handle data processing within a (non-SQL) data ...
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Error when creating cluster for Domain Always On setup

Below are the details of the setup: 2 nodes on the same domain, same network (subnet) Firewalls are off. Windows Server 2012 R2 I have been encountering error which I am not familiar. I cannot see a ...
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Increased memory to server, but do I need to change page-file size?

I'm running SQL Server 2017 on Windows Server 2012 R2 and have increased the memory from 256 GB to 512 GB. I've noticed the following configuration for Virtual Memory: C: [OS] = 2 GB G: [DATA] = ...
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Can I use LetsEncrypt to secure SQL Server?

I am running SQL Server 2014, and use LetsEncrypt to encrypt some websites on the server. I want to remain PCI compliant, which requires an encrypted connection to the database, if accessing from ...
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Is It Possible Backing Up Postgres Backups To Windows Backup Server With PgBackRest

I want to take my postgres backups to our backup backup server which works on windows server, with pgbackrest. My postgres databases are on CentOS/7 OS. I can take those backups to my local but i want ...
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PowerShell command 'New-Item' fails when invoked through SQL Server Agent job

I have the following PowerShell script to create a folder at a share location. The share has full control permissions for everyone. I have granted all permissions for testing. The problem is the ...
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MySQL DB Causing Spike-up on Windows Server CPU

This is a Magento application connected to MySQL Db. When I ran show engine innodb status\GI get a list of TRANSACTIONSand it looks like some of them are pending and others are in a DEADLOCKand it ...
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What are the risks if you rename a server that hosts a named instance of SQL Server (2005) and skip updating the system metadata?

My apologies as this is the last SQL 2005 instance we have and it's pretty urgent or I wouldn't go through all this trouble asking. Questions What is the risk to leave things as they currently are, ...
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How can I create a Windows Firewall rule to allow only one IP address to connect MS SQL 2017 Express database in Windows 2016 server?

I use MS SQL 2017 Express database in Windows 2016 server, now my MS SQL 2017 express server is being attacked. I hope to set a Windows Firewall rule to allow only one IP address (such as 45.23.56.12)...
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SQL Server Service has stopped, but process still appears in TaskMgr

A customer has the strangest situation. Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016. There is only one SQL instance on the machine (the default). Service name: MSSQLSERVER. The service take a very long ...
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SQL Browser Service Stops After One Minute

I am encountering an issue with the SQL Browser service where the service will start, run for around 60-90 seconds and then stop. No error is logged, the event logs show three informational entries: ...
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Unable to install SQL Server Express 2014 on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm trying to install SQL Server Express 2014 on Windows Server 2008 R2. But the setup routine is giving me the warning message: System doesn't meet the minimum requirement for installing SQL ...
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Windows 2016 server with .NET version 3.5 having issue with connecting to mongo 3.0 replicaSet

We have a mongo server version 3.0 and driver version 1.11.0.92 and windows server 2016. I see other posts related to this but our code works well in Windows 2008 server with mongo version 3.0 and ...
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Windows Logs Application is full of “Login failed for user 'sa'. Reason: Password did not match that for the login provided. [CLIENT: ****]”

I have Windows Server 2016, with SQL Server 2017, and found Windows Log Application is full of Login failed messages (as follows) : Login failed for user 'sa'. Reason: Password did not match that ...
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MySQL Workbench, Windows Server 2019, MySQL not showing Performance, Information of MySQL Schemas!

This evening I installed MySQL on a new clean install of Windows 2019 server. When the install finished, the installer offered the possibility of opening Workbench so I said yes. Then I noticed that ...
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Windows Server and SQL Server updates and patching - and how to rollback (revert) if necessary

Say we have a server as SQL Server 2017 on Windows Server 2016, both have some pending updates recently Below few questions: What's the correct order of installing updates - first Windows, and then ...
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Postgresql Error

I found below errors in logs , Transaction stop logging in my database 2019-11-19 15:48:25 UTCERROR: could not open file "base/16384/16464.3" (target block 858400): No such file or directory 2019-...
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ODBC Driver Manager Data source name not found and no default driver specified". (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 7303) - Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a problem with adding MySQL server via linked server to my SQL Server Database Following this instruction unfortunately just does not work out for me. I added four data sources, 2 using 64-...

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