FIX: Default name is incorrectly used in SQL Server 2008 R2 if you run a command-line script to install an instance of SQL Server at the command prompt

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Article ID: 2621453 - View products that this article applies to.
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL 2008 R2 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security updates that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 R2 update release.
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SYMPTOMS

When you run a command-line script to install an instance of SQL Server 2008 R2 at a command prompt, the default instance name is incorrectly used if you specify the instance name by using /INSTANCENAME parameter in the script.

RESOLUTION

Cumulative update information

The fix for this issue was first released in cumulative update package 3. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2591748 Cumulative update package 3 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
Note Because the builds are cumulative, each new update release contains all the hotfixes and all the security updates that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 update release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent update release that contains this hotfix. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2567616 The SQL Server 2008 R2 builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 was released

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about how to install SQL Server 2008 R2 at the command prompt, visit the following MSDN website:
How to install SQL Server 2008 R2 at the command prompt

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Article ID: 2621453 - Last Review: October 17, 2011 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition for Small Business
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Web
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Workgroup
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express with Advanced Services
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