Since we run high availability, our db_cra takes up 16 GB although the actual size is 390 MB. This seemed strange but according to the SRND, the database size is determined based on size of the hard drive.
What I'm wondering is if I should be worrying about purging / shrinking operations on the database size. It seems very ineffecient to be allocating 16 GB of space for a database that's not even 1 GB in size. Or am I missing something?
Are you getting this error “Installer User Interface Mode Not Supported. The installer cannot run in this UI mode. To specify the interface mode, use the -i command-line option, followed by the UI mode identifier. The value UI mode identifiers...
The below trick might come handy when you have to add a new node to a cluster but you don't have or is unsure of the security password for the publisher. This procedure has been around for ages.
1) Login into the CLI of the Publisher.