Tasks for installing and configuring SQL Server

The following table lists the process for deploying SQL Server with SFW in a Microsoft failover cluster.

Table: Tasks for installing and configuring SQL Server in a Microsoft failover cluster



Configure disk groups and volumes for SQL Server

Create the SQL virtual server resource group

  • Create a SQL Server resource group in the cluster.

  • Add the VMDG disk group resource(s).

See Creating the resource group for the SQL Server instance.

Install SQL Server

Verify the resource dependencies.

See Dependency graph for SQL Server.

Verify the cluster configuration

Move the online SQL Server cluster group to the second node and back to the first node.

See Verifying the SQL Server group in the Microsoft cluster.