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Renaming SQL Server

Having to rename SQL Server is a common dilemma DBAs face. Monitoring and Administration expert Kevin Kline offers a resource to help.

How do I rename SQL Server (i.e. give it a name other than the name of the machine on which installed)?
This is a frequently asked question when it comes to SQL Server and others have answered it better than I can. Your question is answered in great detail at SQLServerPerformance.com and search for 'rename'.

 


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