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powershell script for checking Windows Prerequisites before install sql server

Posted on 2017-10-12
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Last Modified: 2017-10-16

I search powershell script for checking Windows Prerequisites before install sql server.


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The sql install includes those checks, you are trying to setup a silent deployment?
Or prerequisites that you would define external to the install.

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I want to check prerequisite like framework, storage formatted to 64K  avoid installation fails.

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When installing sql server, I think it will perform these test and will install .NET applicable to it, the formatting of the storage is a separate matter. potentially, part of your guide to setup a server for SQL, is to format the DATA drive with the larger ...

I think is is more of a write up guide than have a powershell script, that effectively will "fail" if the parameters you are looking for are not set.
Unless your powershell script runs after OS install, to add .NET framework, and then create and format the partition where the database files will reside.

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