So this morning reporting stopped an I realized our new server was still on SQL server evaluation.
I went to the installation center and input my product key, but it just keeps staying at the evaluation version after updating to standard.
Any thoughts on what I can do to force the upgrade from eval in server 2019?
Hi @mmcwilliams did you use the Edition Upgrade mechanism from the SQL installer?
Seems strange it wouldn’t update properly if no errors were encountered during the process.
Can’t say I’ve done this in 2019 but have done most previous versions since 2012 without issue.
I think the only caveat is it won’t allow this on Clusters.
It is working now. Just did not want to take before installing pending server updates.