Issue – Login failed for user ‘xxx’. Reason: Server is in single user mode. Only one administrator can connect at this time. Cause – Ensure SQL Server is not running in Single user mode by checking start-up parameter. if you see -m; it mean your SQL is running with single user mode. -m : Starts an… Read More Login failed for user ‘xxx’. Reason: Server is in single user mode. Only one administrator can connect at this time.
If you ever encounter restart computer error message while performing SQL Server patching and you don’t have opportunity\permission to restart your machine. You can bypass this situation by deleting value from PendingFileRenameOperations key. Here are the steps which you need to follow –> To Open Registry Editor. Click Start ( win + R ) –> Run,… Read More How to bypass restart computer error message while installing SQL Patch
Replication issues and resolutions Today I have encountered very strange issue – Scenario – Snapshot is not getting generated for newly added articles or Error when setting up Transactional Replication via SQL scripts. Msg 14100, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_MSrepl_addsubscription, Line 533 Specify all articles when subscribing to a publication using concurrent snapshot processing. Step performed to… Read More Replication – Snapshot is not getting generated
Microsoft Best Practice Analyzer – Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) is a server management tool that is available in Windows Server® 2008 R2. BPA can help administrators reduce best practice violations by scanning one or more roles that are installed on Windows Server 2008 R2, and reporting best practice violations to the administrator. Administrators can filter… Read More Microsoft Best Practice Analyzer
SSIS access permissions are managed via Component Service under DCOM Config 1. Run –> dcomcnfg.exe or Component Services -> Computers -> My Computer -> DCOM Config -> MSDTSServer 2.Right click on MSDTSServer or MSDTSServer100 ( based on SQL version ) 3.Click properties 4.Click on the Security tab 5.Select Customize and add the users/groups to the… Read More How to grant access on SSIS Server
Scenario – In my SSRS report I have calculate Age field of Tickets like in 1 Day 2 Hours 20 min format and we are getting values in minute . Solution – I have created filed called Age(Minutes) in my SP or query IN SQL – datediff(minute,date_created, getdate()) as ‘Age (Minute)’ IN SSRS write expression = (… Read More SSRS – How to convert in Day/Hour/Minute format in SSRS report
How Get SQL Server Job Name with help of program name SQLAgent – TSQL JobStep (Job 0x0854F6E4F9E5AE48B164966C0553C8B0 : Step 4) Step -1 Create Below function SET ANSI_NULLS ON GO SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER ON GO CREATE FUNCTION [dbo].[GetJobIdFromProgramName] ( @program_name nvarchar(128) ) RETURNS uniqueidentifier AS BEGIN DECLARE @start_of_job_id int SET @start_of_job_id = CHARINDEX(‘(Job 0x’, @program_name) + 7… Read More How Get SQL Server Job Name with help of program name
Being SQL DBA it’s one of Important task to have real time blocking alert on server. This example demonstrate how to configure blocking alert and capture blocking Step 1 – Create SP to check blocking log – This SP will help to identify blocking on server with specific time ( in this example it’s for 2… Read More How to create Blocking alert and generate e-mail alert.
SQL Server 2012 always on Step by step configuration – Prerequisite to configure always on – 1. Domain accounts for SQL Server services should have local admin access 2. Two IP addess One is for Cluster Other one is for always ON listener Note – These IP address should be in customer facing sub-net 3. UNC share… Read More SQL Server 2012 Always On Step by Step Configuration