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Posted - 03/17/2007 :  07:27:04  Show Profile  Click to see RSP's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
Hi all!

I'm making a custom unattended installation of SQL Server 2005 Express. I'm using WPI (Windows Post-Install) installing first Framework 2.0, then SQL 2005 Express and then I want tu ejecute some SQL sentences using SQLCMD. The problem is, that if I donĀ“t start at least one time the Managament Studion Express, those sentences are not ejecuted.But, Why?
The first time you run the MMSE, you get a horizontal progress bar, telling you that MMSE is preparing for firt run.
Is there any way to automate this?

P.S. I'm starting the MSSQL service automatically using a template.ini.

Thank in advance,

Microsoft SQL Server Product Team

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Posted - 04/10/2007 :  11:16:08  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What T-SQL are you trying to run? There is no requirement to have Management Studio even installed for SQL Express to work so I think something else is happening that is not related to MMSE.

Mike Wachal
SQL Express

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