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SQL 2014 Enterprise Evaluation -to- Standard on a Cluster

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I have a 2-node SQL2014 DB cluster (on Win2012 R2). The cluster is using Enterprise Evaluation edition and I want to upgrade it to a fully-licensed Standard edition. I get an error that this cannot happen on a cluster. Is there a workaround? I can think of two ideas (and I am open to anything else):
1. License to Enterprise, then downgrade the Enterprise to Standard. Can this happen on a cluster?
2. Break the cluster, license the active node to Standard, then add a second node.

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Thanks for the reply. Can I:
- uninstall SQL2014 Enterprise Eval from the second (standby) node
- install SQL2014 Standard on the second node
- fail over the cluster
- repeat on the other node
?

Or do I have to bring the DB down? (complete uninstall of both nodes).
How are you trying to license the SQL Server instances?
check/try  this one:

Upgrading from SQL Server 2012 Evaluation Edition
http://www.mssqlgirl.com/upgrading-from-sql-server-2012-evaluation-edition.html
Hello Eugene, thanks for the link, those are exactly the instructions I am trying to follow but I cannot go from Enterprise Eval to Standard in a Cluster. The only solution is to reinstall. The question now is whether I can reinstall one node at a time without bringing the whole cluster  down. Thanks.
you need  to backup DBs and redo/reinstall sql cluster
Can I install the new cluster "in parallel" to the current one so that I am using the same Hard Disks? Or do I have to provision new storage? Per best practices I have separate data, log, and temp disks for the current cluster.
yes, need new storage and  extra server resources
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Thanks for all the help, I will go ahead and do an uninstall/reinstall.