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The SQL Server service and the SQL Server Agent Service fail to start on a stand-alone server
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On a stand-alone server the MSSQLSERVER service may fail to start, and the following error message displays:
Similarly, the SQLServerAgent service may also fail to start, and this error message displays:
An error 1068 - (The dependency service or group failed to start.) occurred while performing this service operation on the MSSQLServer Service.
This problem occurs if both of the following conditions are met:
An error 1068 - (The dependency service or group failed to start.) occurred while performing this service operation on the SQLServerAgent Service.
CAUSEBecause the computer is a stand-alone computer, the NetLogon service does not start on the server, hence no domain-wide logon authentications are possible.
RESOLUTIONTo resolve the problem, use these steps:
On a stand-alone computer, the NetLogon Service should be set for "manual" startup.
REFERENCESFor additional information running the NetLogon service on a stand-alone computer, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/182720/EN-US/ )Event IDs 7024 and 3095 on Stand-Alone Server
Article ID: 307288 - Last Review: February 22, 2007 - Revision: 4.3