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Database presented on the selected instance is used for another installation of Patch Manager

Updated May 3, 2017

Overview

The following error is displayed when installing Patch Manager:

Database Validation Failed! Database presented on the selected instance is used for another installation of Patch Manager.
Please select different SQL instance.

Environment

  • Multiple instances of MS SQL Server
  • All Patch Manager versions

Cause 

This error is caused by one of the following reasons:

  • There was a previous failed installation of Patch Manager.
  • The SQL instance that was selected already has an EminentWare database from a previous installation.

Resolution

Do any of the following resolutions:

  • For new installations, remove the EminentWare database and attempt the installation again.
  • Select a different SQL instance that does not have an EminentWare database installed. This is done in multiple Patch Manager installation environments with primary and automation servers.

 

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