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Servername is Incorrect

Mateen
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
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When I register a server [ISASRV1] through Enterprise Manager , I Can see correct servername is there.

But the result of
select srvid, srvname  from master.dbo.sysservers order by srvid
is
Srvid         srvname
0      ISASRV
1      HP_SPIN_LOC

The srvname ISASRV is incorrect. It should have been ISASRV1.

Q.1 How it happend.
Q2. How to fix.
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You can fix this by executing follwoing code.

exec sp_dropserver 'ISASRV', 'droplogins'
GO
exec sp_addserver 'ISASRV1','LOCAL'

then restart the server.

Then execute the same query
"select srvid, srvname  from master.dbo.sysservers order by srvid"

you will find ISASRV1 for svrid 0.
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Hi Imran_fast
renaming the servername is easier. But when I rename it syas

[ Adhoc Update to System Catalogs are not enabled. The system Administrator must reconfigure Sql Server to allow this. ]
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Hi Mateen,
By default update to any system table like (sysobjects, syscolumns) is not allowed.
to allow updates on such system tables you have to configure your server to allow updates as chhapia_chintak suggested.

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