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I have a SQL Server 2008 EE (10.0.1600) running on a Windows Server 2008 R2 EE and I need to add Integration Services to run Maintenance Plans. Because this is a production system I need to know if adding SSIS will require a reboot of the server or not.

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If you stop all the SQL Services during the install and the service pack install, then a reboot shouldn't be needed.

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Thank you for your answer. As said above this is a production system, stopping services and reboot is same thing here. –  Danilo Brambilla Mar 3 '11 at 11:18
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True, but stopping the services for the install will require a much shorter outage than rebooting the system. –  mrdenny Mar 4 '11 at 19:43
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No. Add Integration Services to an exixting SQL 2008 EE instance does not require reboot.

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