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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 High Availability by Hemantgiri S. Goswami

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Installing the SQL Server failover cluster using the command prompt

There is another method of installing SQL Server Cluster and that is by using the command prompt. The following is the code:

setup.exe /q /ACTION=InstallFailoverCluster /FEATURES=SQL /INSTANCENAME="SQLCluster" /INSTANCEID="SQLCluster" /INSTANCEDIR="C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server" /INSTALLSHAREDDIR="C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server" /SQLSVCACCOUNT="SSCitation\sqldbsvc" /SQLSVCPASSWORD="XYZ12345" /AGTSVCACCOUNT="SSCitation\sqlagent" /AGTSVCPASSWORD="XYZ12345" /INSTALLSQLDATADIR= "R:\MSSQLSERVER" /SQLCOLLATION="SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CS_AS" /FAILOVERCLUSTERGROUP="MSSQLServer" /FAILOVERCLUSTERDISKS="disk1" /FAILOVERCLUSTERIPADDRESSES="IPv4;192.168.1.5;SQLCluster;255.255.255.0" ...

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