applying service pack to cluster


How we can install service pack to two node cluster,where one node is Active and Other is Passive.

Please correct me if I am wrong,...first we will install service pack to passive node...restart it,then manual fail over...then install the service pack to another node and resratrt it...


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asked Aug 30, 2011 at 07:09 AM in Default

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You haven't stated which version, but here's the link for 2008 <http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958734>, which is essentially the same as you have outlined.

If you are on 2005, then there is a different approach as discussed in this article : http://blogs.technet.com/b/mdegre/archive/2010/01/16/apply-a-sql-server-2008-service-pack-or-hotfix-to-a-failover-cluster-instance.aspx

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answered Aug 30, 2011 at 07:15 AM

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