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I want to install SQL Server on a Domain Controller ( windows server 2003 R2) but i have an error because SQL Server services can not run under a local service account or a network service account.


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closed as off-topic by TomTom, Sven Jan 5 '15 at 9:14

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I'd suggest you read the section "Installing SQL Server on a Domain Controller" or (SQL Server 2005) "Do not install SQL Server 2005 on a domain controller. " – gbn Jul 26 '11 at 11:00

This is taken straight from the manual, please consider it as a requirement:

You cannot run SQL Server services on a domain controller under a local service account or a network service account.


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