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How to install SQL Server 2008 R2

Applies to: SQL Server 2008 R2 November CTP. An evaluation copy o SQL Server 2008 R2 can be !o"nloa!e! rom #ere. $ you are up%ra!in% to SQL Server 2008 R2& consi!er t#is resources an! recommen!ations: Rea! about supporte! up%ra!e scenarios #ere. 'o"nloa! an! run SQL Server (p%ra!e A!visor. (p%ra!e to t#e same lan%ua%e version as t#e e)istin% instance o SQL Server. T#e ollo"in% are some recommen!ations be ore installin% SQL Server 2008 R2: (se NT*S ile system. 'o no try to install SQL Server 2008 R2 on a compresse! !rive& because setup "ill bloc+ t#e installation. 'o not install SQL Server on a 'omain Controller. Clic+ #ere or more in ormation. Con i%ure your ire"all to allo" SQL Server access. Clic+ #ere or more in ormation about protocols an! port numbers. T#e user account t#at is runnin% SQL Server Setup must #ave a!ministrative privile%es on t#e computer. ,eri y -in!o"s .ana%ement $nstrumentation service /Control Panel 01 A!ministrative Tools 01 Services2 is runnin%. T#e computer "#ere you are plannin% to install s#oul! be connecte! to t#e $nternet. 'o not install SQL Server 2008 R2 si!e0by0si!e "it# SQL Server 3& because it is not supporte!. T#e ollo"in% are so t"are re4uirements: .Net *rame"or+ 5.6 SP7 is nee!e!. -in!o"s $nstaller 8.6 or later is re4uire!. $nternet 9)plorer : SP7 is re4uire!. *or operatin% systems re4uirements& please clic+ #ere. -in!o"s -eb Server an! -in!o"s Server 2008 Stan!ar! !o not #ave t#e ailover cluster eature available. Po"erS#ell is re4uire! or SQL Server 9)press "it# A!vance!

Services. $ you #ave ,isual Stu!io 2008 installe! on t#e computer "#ere you are plannin% to install SQL Server R2& please install ,isual Stu!io 2008 SP7 prior to run SQL Server setup. T#e #ar!"are re4uirements are: At least 2.0 ;< o available #ar! !is+ space Supporte! =peratin% Systems: -in!o"s Server 2008 > -in!o"s Server 2005 Service Pac+ 2> -in!o"s Server 2005 Small <usiness Server R2> -in!o"s ,ista> -in!o"s ?P Service Pac+ 2 7028 ) 3:8 vi!eo resolution. *or processor an! memory re4uirements& please clic+ #ere.

Run SQL Server 2008 R2 setup. *irst& setup c#ec+s to !etermine so t"are re4uirements are installe!. $ not& you "ill be prompte! to install.

As mentione! above& SQL Server 2008 R2 re4uires -in!o"s $nstaller 8.6 an! .Net *rame"or+ 5.6 SP7 to be installe!. Clic+ =@ button to install .Net *rame"or+.

A ter installin% .Net *rame"or+ 5.6 SP7& $ "as prompte! to install -in!o"s $nstaller /@<A822882.

A ter installin% t#e #ot i)& t#e $nstallation Center "ill launc#.

=n t#e screen above& ma+e a clic+ on t#e B$nstallationB #yperlin+ in t#e le t si!e o t#e screen.

T#is screen s#o"s t#e types o installation available. LetCs select t#e irst type available BNe" SQL Server stan!0alone installation or a!! eatures to an e)istin% installationB.

Above you "ill in! t#e irst set o Setup Support Rules. T#e Ne)t button is available only i all c#ec+ results are success ul& or i aile! c#ec+s !o not bloc+ installation

=n t#e pa%e above& speci y t#e e!ition o SQL Server to install. -e c#ose t#e 9nterprise 9valuation 9!ition.

T#e above is t#e License Terms pa%e. Rea! t#e license a%reement an! i you a%ree "it# it& c#ec+ t#e B$ accept t#e license termsB c#ec+ bo)& an! t#en clic+ t#e Ne)t button.

=n t#e ollo"in% pa%e& setup is installin% a re4uire! component.

T#e ollo"in% is a ne" pa%e on SQL Server setup& its name is Setup Role. Dere you #ave t#ree options: C#oose BSQL Server eature installationB to install SQL Server 'atabase 9n%ine& Analysis Services& $nte%ration Services& Reportin% Services. C#oose BAnalysis Services "it# S#arePoint $nte%rationB i you "ant SQL Server setup to a!! Po"erPivot or S#arePoint to a S#arePoint arm. C#oose BAll *eatures -it# 'e aultsB to install all eatures o SQL Server in one bo).

=n t#e *eature Selection pa%e& select t#e eatures or your installation.

T#e pa%e belo" belon%s to t#e secon! set o Setup Support Rules.

=n t#e $nstance Con i%uration pa%e& select a !e ault or name! instance or your installation& an! select !e !irectory "#ere you "ant to install !e eatures you #ave c#osen.

T#is pa%e is Eust or t#e purpose o revie"in% !is+ usa%e. Clic+ on t#e BNe)tB button to continue setup.

$t is recommen!e! to create a local user or !omain user account to start SQLServer services& t#e ne)t pa%e setup "ill !isplay is all about SQL Server service accounts. $ t#e computer is not part o a !omain& use a local user account "it#out -in!o"s a!ministrator permissions. Fou can create t#is account usin% Control Panel 01 (ser Accounts. (se a 'omain (ser Account i t#e service must interact "it# net"or+ services or access !omain resources. T#is account s#oul! be pre0create! by a !omain a!ministration in your environment. -#et#er you create a local user or a !omain user account& t#e pass"or! you use to create t#e account must be a stron% pass"or!. Fou can also use built0in accounts as t#e Net"or+Service account& but $ "oul! not recommen! to use Local Service Account or SQL Server /.SSQLS9R,9R2. (se Local System i you nee! a very #i%#0 privile%e! account. $t #as e)tensive privile%es on t#e local system.

.icroso t recommen!s you to speci y an in!ivi!ual account or eac# service. T#e service accounts use! or t#is con i%uration must #ave a stron% pass"or! as mentione! above& ot#er"ise you "ill %et t#e error B$nvali! or missin% username or pass"or!. To continue& provi!e vali! cre!entials or t#e SQL Server A%ent serviceB. A stron% pass"or! is one t#at #as a combination o letters in uppercase& lo"ercase& numbers an! special c#aracters.

=n t#e Collation tab& speci y t#e collation or your SQL Server instance.

=n t#e 'atabase 9n%ine Con i%uration pa%e& c#oose t#e aut#entication mo!e to use or your SQL Server installation. $ you select -in!o"s Aut#entication& Setup creates an sa account. 9nter an! con irm t#e pass"or! or t#e /sa2 lo%in "#en you c#oose .i)e! .o!e Aut#entication.

$ you are plannin% to use *$L9STR9A. "it# SQL Server 2008 R2& you may "ant to enable it on t#is tab or !o it later.

=n t#is pa%e& provi!e user account t#at "ill be Analysis Services a!ministrators.

$ you selecte! Reportin% Services as a eature to install& t#e Report Services Con i%uration pa%e is !isplaye!. Dere "e c#ose to install Reportin% Services on Native mo!e.

=n t#e 9rror an! (sa%e Reportin% pa%e& optionally clear eac# c#ec+ bo) to !isable error reportin%.

T#e above screens belon% to t#e Setup $nstallation Rules.

=n t#e Rea!y to $nstall pa%e& revie" t#e summary o eatures an! components or your SQL Server installation. To procee!& clic+ $nstall.

=n t#e Completin% t#e .icroso t SQL Server $nstallation -iGar! pa%e& you can vie" t#e Setup summary lo% by clic+in% t#e lin+ provi!e! on t#is pa%e. To e)it t#e SQL Server $nstallation -iGar!& clic+ Close.