SQLNS v2.0 SP1 was a full install, not just a normal service pack. I'd
suggest going with that rather than the non-SP1 version. It's been a
while but if memory serves me, the original SQLNS v2.0 worked with
v1.0 of the .net framework and SP1 added the V1.1 framework
Does the machine have multiple instances of SQL Server? If so, does
the last one installed qualify for SQLNS? Sometimes, some application
will install a small MSDE instance on a machine and confuse SQLNS's
Try running the following query in Query Analyzer.
SERVERPROPERTY('productversion') AS SqlVersion
, SERVERPROPERTY('productlevel') AS SqlLevel
, SERVERPROPERTY ('edition') AS SqlEdition
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On Fri, 15 Sep 2006 03:50:18 +0000 (UTC), Pete Zerger
<[email protected]> wrote:
>I have a client attempting to install SQL 2000 NS on a SQL 2000 SP4 server,
>and receiving the following error message:
>"The database components require a qualified version of SQL Server on the
>I can via my memory or google find any issues with SQL 2000 NS installation
>on SP4. Was there maybe an issue with SQL 2000 NS without SP1?
>Pete Zerger, MCSE(Messaging), MVP - MOM