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Identifying edition of setup RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have been provided several installation images of SQL server 2008, need to identify the one having the correct edition and then install it. In SQL 2005, I could see the edition of this setup in the welcome screen itself. But in 2008, there is no such information in the Installation Center. I have to run the setup and see the edition name in the End User License Agreement statement that appears in the third step.

    Is there any way of identifying the setup edition without running it in SQL 2008?


    Arun Jebakumar B
    Wednesday, October 27, 2010 4:59 PM

Answers

  • No. In SQL 2008 we just shipped one DVD (few exception) which can be used to install all editions based on PID entered in second screen.
    I find it good practice to put the install media for each edition into separate folders, and include the edition name as part of the folder name.
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    • Marked as answer by Arun Jebakumar Wednesday, October 27, 2010 5:15 PM
    Wednesday, October 27, 2010 5:11 PM

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  • No. In SQL 2008 we just shipped one DVD (few exception) which can be used to install all editions based on PID entered in second screen.
    I find it good practice to put the install media for each edition into separate folders, and include the edition name as part of the folder name.
    Balmukund Lakhani | Please mark solved if I've answered your question, vote for it as helpful to help other user's find a solution quicker
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    This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
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    • Marked as answer by Arun Jebakumar Wednesday, October 27, 2010 5:15 PM
    Wednesday, October 27, 2010 5:11 PM
  • Thanks, that makes sense..
    Arun Jebakumar B
    Wednesday, October 27, 2010 5:14 PM