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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 High Availability by Hemantgiri S. Goswami

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Installing SQL Server failover cluster using the Configuration file

There is another method that we may use to carry out the installation of SQL Server failover cluster through the integrated setup, that is, by using the Configuration file.

The Configuration file will be generated automatically whenever we use the setup wizard. The file is available by the name configuration.ini at the following location: on <drive>:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\<YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS\ directory.

To generate the Configuraton.ini file, we have to start the wizard and cancel it before the completion of the Ready to Install dialog box. The Configuration.ini file contains various parameters and values that we select during the setup. The file ...

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