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Could not access the Search administration database. A generic error occurred while trying to access the database to obtain the schema version RRS feed

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  • When i try to start SharePoint Foundation Search  service i am getting the following error

    Could not access the Search administration database. A generic error occurred while trying to access the database to obtain the schema version

    Monday, September 12, 2011 2:33 PM

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  • Are you running SharePoint on Windows 7?


    Aryan Nava | Twitter: @cloudtxt | Blog: http://virtualizesharepoint.com
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    Monday, September 12, 2011 2:34 PM
  • Check these setting in your SQL Server






    IF you still have problem, check this:
    http://svengillis.blogspot.com/2011/09/could-not-access-search-administration.html



    Aryan Nava | Twitter: @cloudtxt | Blog: http://virtualizesharepoint.com
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    • Edited by Aryan Nava Monday, September 12, 2011 2:40 PM
    • Marked as answer by Seven M Friday, September 23, 2011 3:50 AM
    Monday, September 12, 2011 2:39 PM
  • shared memory is enabled on my sql server. also i use your link but i cannot connect on my database

    Sunday, February 24, 2013 10:35 AM
  • In my case, the search database services were not running due to password expiry.  It started working after fixing the SQL Server services.

    Harish Vajja

    Friday, July 27, 2018 6:35 PM