One of my clients reported that he is trying to apply security patch for SQL Server clustered instance and it was failing. Since this is SQL 2005 instance, there is no official support available from Microsoft at this point. So, they contacted me. I asked to share setup logs and found a very interesting note.
As you might know I try hard to help the community via various channels. Comment on my blog is one of that channels. Here is a blog post which talks about error about Unauthorized Operation.
One of my clients approached me to provide assistance in performance tuning – which is my bread and butter these days. Often once you get into an engagement, they try to maximize the time they get with me. While doing the tuning exercise, the DBA had a side question during the call. Let us learn about how setup is not able to access domain.