SQL SERVER – Unable to Start SQL Service Error: 17172 – SNIInitialize() Failed with Error 0x2

While preparing a lab for my upcoming training session, I was trying to play with the cluster. While doing that I was in a situation where I was unable to start SQL Service.

I looked into SQL Server ERRORLOG to see the cause of SQL Startup failure. Here were the last messages logged in the ERRORLOG. If you are new to SQL Server then refer below blog to find the location of the ERRORLOG file. SQL SERVER – Where is ERRORLOG? Various Ways to Find ERRORLOG Location

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