Sometimes there is some malware which would do changes on the machine which is impossible to track. Most of the time, based on my interactions with various clients, we need to format and rebuild the OS because you never know what data is getting compromised using which program running in the background. In this blog, we would learn about an interesting error Failed to verify the Authenticode signature of the filename.
Question: How to Check Status of Instant File Initialization?
Answer: This is a follow-up question of the previous blog post which I shared earlier. Please read this blog post before reading this blog for complete information: How to Check If Instant File Initialization Enabled or Not?
The question such as this makes my day during the Comprehensive Database Performance Health Check. One of the DBA asked if there is an easy way to know if they have Instant File Initialization Enabled or Not for their server. Honestly, this is a very simple question but there was no quick answer to this one before SQL Server 2016. However, if you are using SQL Server 2016 or later version of SQL Server, you can figure out the status of the instant file initialization pretty quickly.