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Does a reboot of box required after granting the sql service account in lock paegs in memory? Pls help

SQL Server  64 bit
windows server x64
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>> SQL Server  64 bit   windows server x64

Locking pages in memory is not required on 64-bit operating systems. Ref below:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190730.aspx
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms187499.aspx

AWE and Lock Pages in Memory needs to be configured in 32 bit machines to make use of memory greater than 4 GB. Because 32 bit machines Windows Addressing can't access more than 4 GB and hence need to enable AWE to use memory greater than 4 GB.

Hope this clarifies.
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shadyc,
   If I have clarified your question, then this question needs to be closed assigning points to me and not to be deleted.

Kindly confirm.
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Thanks Vee_Mod and shadyc
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