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Does anyone know how to make the second SQL instance Agent working on the same MSCS SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster?

In the clustered SQL Server service instance2 i have assigned the same service account to start all of the other service in for instance1

Log Name:      Application
Source:        SQLAgent$LYNC
Date:          26/08/2011 12:40:46 PM
Event ID:      103
Task Category: Service Control
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
SQLServerAgent could not be started (reason: Unable to connect to server 'SQLNode1-VM\Instance1'; SQLServerAgent cannot start).

I always get the above error, therefore I cannot proceed in adding the secondary node for my second DB instance.

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Can't this be done using Configuration Manager? – Zee Tee Aug 28 '11 at 5:25
Unfortunately no, I'm stuck in this problem when I tried to add he secondary Node to the cluster group. – Server System Specialist Aug 29 '11 at 4:09
did you mean we can not start Sql server agent with Win7 and SQL Server 2008 ?? – Keith Phạm Sep 21 '12 at 7:42

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