Tips for installing SQL Server

Here are some tips for the installation of the SQL database for McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 4.0 or 4.5.
This guide does not provide complete instructions for installing SQL Server; refer to SQL Server documentation. The following tips are specific to the functioning of the ePO server.

In this dialog box…

Take this action…

Registration Information  

• Deselect Hide Advanced Configuration Options

Feature Selection  

Database Services | Entire feature will be installed on local hard drive

Instance Name

Named instance. (Ensure that EPOSERVER appears in the text box.)

Service Account •  

Use the built- in System account

Authentication Mode  

Mixed Mode Authentication

• Set the SA Logon password

User Instances (SQL Express)

• Deselect Enable User Instances

If you are installing SQL Server 2005 Express, you may be prompted to install SQL Server 2005 Backward Compatibility. You must install it.

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