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Posted - 04/08/2013 :  14:18:55  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi gurus

I have a sql 2008 instance database on a different domain company A, I would like to bring that company A database to our cluster on a different domain on company B, would someone one please let me know the steps for this to be accomplished.

Thanks gurus.

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Posted - 04/08/2013 :  20:10:28  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Just a normal backup/restore and then fix up the userids. Are the users using Windows authentication?

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Posted - 04/08/2013 :  21:41:08  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

Thanks a bunch for jumping in, I just took on the sql server legacy, if I want to bring this new database to our cluster don't I have to create the instance first?
if that is the case do you have a doc that I can follow to add this new database as a new instance on our sql cluster.

Thanks a bunch tara
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Posted - 04/08/2013 :  22:04:44  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Tara, also there is already a cluster with two nodes and multiple instances of sql server, do I still need a networkname for this new instance on my already setup cluster, can you help me with this networkname dilema..

again thanks a bunch
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