Installation Definition

Installing SQL Server

Installing SQL Server

Installation Definition

Use the Installation Definition screen to select the components to include in this installation of SQL Server 2000. If you select Client Tools Only or Connectivity Only, Setup proceeds and no additional choices are required, unless you select components when installing client tools. If you choose to install Server and Client Tools, additional setup screens will appear.


Client Tools Only

Installs only the client relational database management tools. Included in this option are the client tools for administering SQL Server and the client connectivity components. In addition, this option allows you to select other components to install. For more information, see How to install client tools only (Setup).

Server and Client Tools

Installs both server and client tools to create a relational database server with administrative capabilities. Selecting Server and Client Tools presents the full range of additional setup options.

For more information about performing a typical installation of a default instance of the database engine, including all client and connectivity components, see How to install SQL Server 2000 (Setup).

Note  This option is not available if you are installing client tools using a compact disc for an edition of SQL Server that is not supported by your computer's operating system.

Connectivity Only

Installs only the relational database client connectivity components, including MDAC 2.6 (Microsoft Data Access Components), a requirement for connecting to SQL Server 2000 named instances. This option provides connectivity tools only, with no choice of client tools or other components. For more information, see How to install connectivity only (Setup).

See Also

Management Tools

Server Components

Client Connectivity