Missing KB2919355 When Installing SQL Server

Ryan Allport explains how to install SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2012 R2 when you get the Rule “KB2919355 Installation” failed error message:

As you can see, the upgrade feature rules check failed around the KB2919355 installation. At this point, reading the error message, I assumed (I know, I know, it’s something we should never do as a DBA!) that the patch had been downloaded and applied during the latest round of Windows patching, and all that was required was a server reboot. I was wrong.

Upon running the upgrade again, I got the same error message. Hmm, annoying. So, after some Googling I was confident I knew what to do to resolve this; download and install the KB2919355 patch. So, I downloaded the patch from the official Microsoft website (KB2919355) and kicked off the installation.

There’s a bit more to it than “install the patch.”

Related Posts

Generating E-Mail Alerts From Perfmon

Dave Bermingham shows how to send e-mail alerts based on Perfmon counter values: The first thing that you need to do is write a Powershell script that when run can send an email. While researching this I discovered many ways to accomplish this task, so what I’m about to show you is just one way, […]

Read More

Baslining Modern Versions Of SQL Server

Erin Stellato goes back over an older baselining article and gives us some updates in what we should consider for more recent versions: Last week I got an email from a community member who had read this older article of mine on baselining, and asked if there were any updates related to SQL Server 2016, SQL […]

Read More

Categories

June 2018
MTWTFSS
« May Jul »
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930