Friday, May 15, 2009

FQDN error message during SQL2005 Mirroring Setup

Starting Mirroring after GUI configuration you receive the error “One or more of server network addresses lack a fully qualified domain name (FQDN). Specify the FQDN for each server, and click Start Mirroring again.”

This error occur because server cannot qualify computername (example 2 server on workgroup without dns configured).
In this case when you reach the following dialogbox


click on 'DO NOT START MIRRORING' and than edit this three fields.untitled Replace value with the IP address.

At the end if you start mirroring will function correctly.

PS forcing FQDN with host file resolution don’t function.