Business Notification with SQL Server 2008


How to Install Business Notification with SQL Server 2008?

Following documents says how to Install Business Notification Server with SQL Server 2008.

If you want to insatall Business Notification can run on SQL Server 2008 then you have to be install following 2 components first

– SQL Server Notification Services 2005
– SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3.

Notification Services is no longer part of SQL Server 2008. What SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 does is that it allows Notification Services 2005 to run with the SQL Server 2008 database engine. For further information, please also refer to “What’s New in SQL Server 2005 SP3”:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd353312(SQL.90).aspx

While refering to the Business Notification Installation Guide (https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/documentation/setupguides/installationmanualsnav2009.htm ) as your main source of information, below are the steps that you need to include in the installation process in order to use SQL Server 2008.

Installation steps:

  1. Install SQL Server 2008.
  2. Install SQL Server 2005 Notification Services only. When the SQL Server 2005 setup is started, a list of installation components is available. Selected Notification Services only and complete the installation.
  3. Apply SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3. This can be downloaded from here:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ae7387c3-348c-4faa-8ae5-949fdfbe59c4&displaylang=en

Continue with the steps described in the Business Notification Installation Guide.

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