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pg_restore error when using the --single-transaction: options c/--clean and -a/--data-only cannot be used together (even so the -a flag was not used)

I met a strange PostgreSQL (v.13.8) on a Windows server 2019 machine today when trying to restore a custom dump file. The following command worked: pg_restore -d postgres://postgres@localhost:5432/...
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WSFC Dynamic Quorum not removing votes

Environment is Windows Server 2019 in Azure I have a 3 node multi-region cluster. Server 1 & 2 are in the same region while server 3 is in a remote region. Server 3 does not have a vote in the ...
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What can cause cyclical CPU spikes on a SQL Server precisely every 5min

Setup Microsoft SQL Server 2008 on Windows Server 2008 (Yes I know I need to upgrade). The server is accessed by a single Linux/Apache web server. Problem Starting about a week ago and slowly getting ...
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Dell Server Raid 1 drive quick replacement with 2 exact copies

Apologies if I am posting this to the wrong place. We are unfortunately having to handle our own server administration in-house and no one here is an expert at servers in any way! (we are web app ...
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What is the difference between CU-GDR and GDR?

There are 2 paths to patching SQL server. Either the SQL CU (cumulative) upgrade or GDR (critical) upgrade. CU includes functionality fixes and security fixes (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...
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This operation returned because the timeout period expired - unable to add third node to existing Windows Failover Cluster

I have a Windows failover cluster up and running, with two nodes. I'm now trying to add a third node: Add-ClusterNode -Name node3 this unfortunately fails with the following error: The clustered ...
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Reinstalling server and SQL Server database

Due to some Windows issue, can't clean-up the WinSxS folder and the Disk Space process (cleanmgr.exe) makes the CPU going to 100% meaning that I am at 97% of disk usage, I am planning to reinstall the ...
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Remove requirement to specify [default] MS SQL port in vb and vbscript connection strings

I need to 'swap' an old database server (Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2005) with a newer/better one (Windows Server 2012, SQL Server 2008) I tested this swap yesterday and everything worked on the ...
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Software to help automate windows os patching with SQL Server high availability/failover clusters [closed]

is there a third party tool or a way to automate installing windows updates on windows clusters with sql server high availability groups installed? right now we have a manual process of installing ...
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Performance of the same MySQL database is different on different servers

I have two servers: Server A: AMD Epyc 7371 - 16c / 32t - 3.1 GHz / 3.8 GHz 256 GB ECC 2400 MHz 2 × 960 GB NVMe SSD MySql 8.0.26 Server B: Dual Intel Xeon Gold 6242R - 20c / 40t - 3.1 GHz / 4.1 GHz ...
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Postgresql as clustered role in Windows Failover Cluster

I am looking to implement a Highly available postgres cluster with automatic failover in a 2 node Windows cluster. Can we configure it similar to active passive SQL Server FCI with shared storage ...
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Microsoft SQL server storage best practice on Windows server vm with hybrid storage

I have a windows server VM, with a combination of HDD and SSD storage, the SSD storage capacity is limited to 50 GB, but HDD storage capacity is high. What is the best way to share these storages to ...
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SQL Server Launchpad Service keeps shutting down

We have a problem with the Launchpad Service shutting down and doesn't come back up. The service is has startup type "automatic", but when the server is restarted, or the sevice is stopped ...
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SQL Server Access Database in Filesystem

We have a Windows Server 2008 which is offline. We no longer have access to the server OS, or any GUI tools, but we do have a backup of the entire C:/ of this server. This server used to host an SQL ...
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ORA-12152: TNS: unable to send break message - Only LISTENER restart works

i have a strange problem with our Oracle 12.1.0.1.0 on our VM Windows Server 2016. I create a daily batch script whichs creates a dump file (via EXP) and execute some sql statements (via SQLPlus). ...
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Windows Suspending PostgreSQL Process

Scenario: Customer’s system VM running Windows Server Standard 2019, 16GB RAM, Intel Xeon Gold 5122 @ 3.6GHz (2 processors 4 virtual processors) PostgreSQL starts and runs fine for 5 minutes - 2 ...
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Oracle - one port for native network encryption traffic and one for non-encrypted

I need to expose my oracle database to a remote server, and want to require encrypted traffic for that machine (while not affecting my existing connections.) My thought is to use one port for ...
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SQL Server 2017 AlwaysOn Failover Cluster issue

I have 2 Windows 2012R2 VM's running on Vmware ESXi 7 with VMDK's as the SQL disks. I have a SQL 2017 AlwaysOn Cluster running on Server 2012R2. there is no any running backup (SNAPSHOT) PROD : 10....
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Intermittently failover of my SQL Server resources on Windows Server 2016

I have 2 Windows 2016 VM's running on Vmware ESXi VMware ESXi, 6.7.0, 17700523 with VMDK's as the SQL disks. I have a SQL 2017 AlwaysOn Cluster running on Server 2016. Basically everything is pointing ...
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mysql takes too long to restart (Large Database)

I have a large db ( >20gb ). and since the maintenance downtime by our service provider this morning, I had tried to start the mysql but its been 7 hours. then I kill the service using task manager ...
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Cannot install Sql Server 2019 on Windows Server 2022

On a brand new install of Windows Server 2022 standard, I am trying to install SQL Server 2019. I downloaded the eval version, put my key in and proceeded to install the Database Engine. Default ...
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Always On Failover Cluster Instances (FCI) on existing SQL Server

I have launched three EC2 Windows_Server-2019_SQL_2019_Standard instances. How can I implement Always On Failover Cluster Instances (FCI) on these existing SQL Servers. I can only find details like ...
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SQL Server should I format with ReFS to get rid of operating system error 665? [duplicate]

I have 13 production SQL Servers Microsoft SQL Server 2016 (SP2-CU11) (KB4527378) - 13.0.5598.27 (X64) Nov 27 2019 18:09:22 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation Standard Edition (64-bit) on ...
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SQL server resets UDP port 1434 connections

Attempting to connect to a named instance on SQL server. Attempt is made in port 1434 (SQL Browser) PCap shows the connection acknowledged and reset. SQL Browser service is running TCP/UDP port 1434 ...
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SSRS migration with Same Name and Moving of Reporting Files

This is will be my first SSRS migration and please bear with me if some points don’t make any sense. I need to migrate the Reporting server but need to keep the same name so that the reporting URL don’...
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How to schedule a job using windows task scheduler to export data from potgresql eriodically into CSV file.?

I am facing an issue even after following all the steps as suggested in the answer provided by Neil Mcguigan for the question asked In the above link I was getting an error - "psql: f_sendauth no ...
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How to create SQL Server backup from Windows Server to Linux Client with SQLCMD?

I've got sqlcmd installed on an Ubuntu LTS instance and I'm able to connect successfully to Windows SQL Server and do queries and such. sqlcmd -S 192.168.0.100 -U SA -P secret I need to be able to ...
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Testing SQL connections with UDL file

I am testing SQL connectivity between a SQL server (windows server 2000) and client PC that has no SQL tools installed (windows 2000 SP4). The client PC runs a java application that needs to connect ...
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Windows 2008 R2: Unable to upgrade MySQL 5.5.58

We have MySQL 5.5.58 sitting on a Windows 2008 R2 box. I have downloaded the Installer from https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/ but nothing happens when I try and upgrade. At the installer screen, ...
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Does restarting Windows restart the SQL Server?

Doesn't restarting Windows also restart the SQL Server? Long story is that I just made the change so that both SQL Server and Windows authenticated users can log in. The server needs a restart for the ...
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DBCC Check DB fails due to operating system error 665

We have a SQL Server 2017 Standard version where recently the CHECKDB is failing with the operating system error 665. The fragmentation level of the disk drive is 0% as it is automatically ...
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Upgrading Operating System only. OS 2016 - 2019

Currently we have a number of Servers that are using Windows 2016 with SQL Server 2017. The support team want to do an in-place upgrade of the OS to 2019 due to 2016 Mainstream support ending in Jan ...
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The Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) resource control API returned error code 19

What is root cause of this error. I couldn't find any related information. There are two nodes on Availability Group and if you reboot second node, database wont up.
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MySQL on Windows Refuses to Start as a Service

I am trying to install MySQL 5.7.33 onto a windows 2012 server. A process I have done many many times. I have copied the Zip file onto the server and expanded it into G:/mysql57/ (the same zip file I ...
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SQL Server Cluster and Windows Server Storage Replication

I am currently investigating on how to setup a SQL Server stretch cluster in combination with storage replication for which I want to use Windows Server Storage Replication. However, I am no sure on ...
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SQL Server License Migration [closed]

We need to move our SQL Server 2016 standard License. Our plan is to install SQL Server on the new box with the same license key , test the application / databases and then delete the old SQL server ...
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Oracle 12cR2 - Upgrade Catalog Command Taking Too Much Time

I patched my database (Windows database bundle patch 12.2.0.1.201020 (31654782)). There are 6 instances on the server. After the patch, the UPGRADE CATALOG command I ran on RMAN for the first 5 ...
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High Latch Wait time with Logon trigger enabled while full backups are running

I have 14 production servers with SQL 2016 standard version, 128 gb of RAM, 16 CPU and SSD drives. Microsoft SQL Server 2016 (SP2-CU15-GDR) (KB4583461) - 13.0.5865.1 (X64) Oct 31 2020 02:43:57 ...
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What are the available automatic failover solutions for MariaDB Master-Slave replication on Windows Server?

I am setting up a Master-Slave or Master-Master setup in MariaDB on two seperate servers running Windows Server. I also need to configure an automatic failover solution where client read requests gets ...
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local administrator does not have permissions to create database in db2

I have a fresh standard installation of DB2 11.5 on Windows server 2016. According to documentation, i need the to have SYSADM or SYSCTRL to create a new Database. The documentation for "...
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How can I make queries secret?

I have a project whose activity I need to keep private, and I'm not the server administrator. If my app updates a value for the user with id 1, it would probably say something like UPDATE 'users' SET '...
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SQL Server - Benefits of splitting databases across different logical drives

We're about to start a project to migrate a large DWH to new physical servers in a new data centre. The current server spec is SQL Server Enterprise 2016 SP2 running on Windows 2012 R2. The new ...
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Intermittent SQL Delegated Authentication Errors

Here is an odd issue that is causing me to lose all my hair. Every few days or so our delegated authentication from one SQL server to another fails with the error: Login failed for user 'NT AUTHORITY\...
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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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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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