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2008 upgrade fail

ALTER LOGIN statement in SQL Server 2005 allows to disable the sa account and rename it as one of the security measure.

But if sa account is renamed the sql 2008 upgrade will fail,can you please advice how to handle this scenario?

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asked Jul 27, 2010 at 05:33 AM in Default

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Here is the KB article from Microsoft telling you what to do:

[KB: 960781][1]

Basically:

  1. Start SQL Server with the switch /f /T3608
  2. Rename sa back to 'sa'
  3. Stop SQL Server
  4. Run Setup and choose "Repair"
  5. Finish Setup & Start SQL Server
  6. Rename sa back to something you choose
[1]: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960781
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answered Jul 27, 2010 at 05:55 AM

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