INF: How to Enable Logging for SQL Server Cluster Wizard

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This article describes how to turn logging on to troubleshoot setup problems with the SQL Server Cluster Wizard.
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To enable logging, use the following steps to place a _PRINT_FILE_ variable in the Windows NT environment variable list.
  1. Open Control Panel and double-click the System icon. In the System Properties dialog box, click the Environment tab.
  2. Select an entry in the System Variables section.
  3. Clear the Variable and Value boxes.
  4. In the Variable box, type the following:
  5. In the Value box, type the following:
    NOTE: Path is the drive and folder you manually create to store the SQL Server Cluster Wizard setup log file, for example, C:\Winnt.
  6. Click the Set button.
  7. Click OK.
Now when the SQL Server Cluster Wizard is run, information will be logged to the file specified in Step 5 above.

SQL Server 7.0 Cluster Wizard will automatically create a file for logging called Sqlclstr.log and place it in the system root directory for Windows NT if you do not explicitly add the _PRINT_FILE_ system variable.

NOTE: This logging is only used when running the SQL Server Cluster Wizard. After a virtual SQL Server has been created, the logging file is no longer used.

Article ID: 221832 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 02:22:00 - Revision: 4.0

  • Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 Standard Edition
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