how can i add new server to the sql server 2008 ??

Posted on 2011-03-04
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
i want to know that how can i add new server to the sql server 2008 ??

please refer the below code ...

exec sp_addserver 'Rubikube';

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now above sp execute successfully but how can i use that server ..

please refer the attached snapshot ...

Question by:Parth48
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Expert Comment

ID: 35035571
That Stored Procedure in that context will only create an entry for your named remote server on the local server.

More info: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms174411.aspx

Are you trying to install a second server?  In which case I believe you will need to run the SQL Server 2008 installation from Disk.

Author Comment

ID: 35035621
now can u tell me how can i add new login to my server ??

using sp_addlogin ...

my server is below ...


as described in the attached snapshot ....

Accepted Solution

dazwillnot earned 2000 total points
ID: 35035789
Info here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms173768.aspx

sp_addlogin [ @loginame = ] 'login'
    [ , [ @passwd = ] 'password' ]
    [ , [ @defdb = ] 'database' ]
    [ , [ @deflanguage = ] 'language' ]
    [ , [ @sid = ] sid ]
    [ , [ @encryptopt = ] 'encryption_option' ]

Author Comment

ID: 35044280
but it will ask for password and then user can enter ??
is this possible ?

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