How do I confirm permissions on an OU for SQL Cluster installations?

Before setting up a SQL Cluster, you need to ensure the cluster’s Computer Name Object (CNO) has permissions over its parent OU, to allow it to create new Virtual Computer Objects (VCO). Or more simply, the cluster is going to create a new computer object in the same OU as it currently resides, so set the parent permissions to allow the cluster computer object to do so.

Often different teams are responsible for the setting of these permissions and the eventual SQL cluster install, so here’s a short script which can be used to confirm whether the CNO has enough permission over it’s current parent:


The result should then be either (showing Full permissions):





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