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Windows Sharepoint Services 3 event ID 27745

Posted on 2011-09-06
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The Sharepoint component of my SBS 2008 has started throwing out this error message every 6 hours.

Log Name:      Application
Source:        Windows SharePoint Services 3
Date:          9/6/2011 4:35:33 AM
Event ID:      27745
Task Category: General
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      ANTHEMSERVER.anthemforensics.local
Description:
The description for Event ID 27745 from source Windows SharePoint Services 3 cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.

If the event originated on another computer, the display information had to be saved with the event.

The following information was included with the event:

#50071: Unable to connect to the database SharePoint_Config_29c26fca-17b8-48c1-9704-b869932abcb6 on ANTHEMSERVER\Microsoft##SSEE.  Check the database connection information and make sure that the database server is running.

the message resource is present but the message is not found in the string/message table

Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
  <System>
    <Provider Name="Windows SharePoint Services 3" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="14130">27745</EventID>
    <Level>2</Level>
    <Task>1105</Task>
    <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2011-09-06T11:35:33.000Z" />
    <EventRecordID>1768481</EventRecordID>
    <Channel>Application</Channel>
    <Computer>ANTHEMSERVER.anthemforensics.local</Computer>
    <Security />
  </System>
  <EventData>
    <Data>#50071: Unable to connect to the database SharePoint_Config_29c26fca-17b8-48c1-9704-b869932abcb6 on ANTHEMSERVER\Microsoft##SSEE.  Check the database connection information and make sure that the database server is running.</Data>
  </EventData>
</Event>

How do I check the database connection information?
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Question by:DesertDawg
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by:jake77444
ID: 36492470
Is the sql server database on the same server?  Log into management studio and verify "SharePoint_Config_29c26fca-17b8-48c1-9704-b869932abcb6" exists.  If it's on a separate server it could be a network related issue.
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by:DesertDawg
ID: 36492503
Thanks.  Since it's SBS 2008 it is on the same box.  I'll check that out.
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by:DesertDawg
ID: 36492530
Where is "SharePoint_Config_29c26fca-17b8-48c1-9704-b869932abcb6" located?
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by:footech
ID: 36495408
Looks like you installed SharePoint using the built-in SQL Express.  If you don't have Management Studio installed, download it from here http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=7011.  You will then use it to connect to the SQL instance used for SharePoint.  Then look under "databases" for the SharePoint_config database.
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by:DesertDawg
ID: 36497559
That's correct.  I'm using MS SQL Server Management Studio Express which came with the product.

It lists System Databases and SBS Monitoring databases.  Is the SharePoint_config database stored there?
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footech earned 500 total points
ID: 36499542
SharePoint uses a customized version of SQL Express called Windows Internal Database.  You can connect to it by using the following as the instace name to connect to in Management Studio:
\\.\pipe\MSSQL$MICROSOFT##SSEE\sql\query
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by:footech
ID: 36499560
Have you changed any passwords recently?  Check the credentials of the Application Pool that the SharePoint website is using.  If it's using one that isn't predefined, make sure they're correct.
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by:jake77444
ID: 36499569
Also verify the service account you created and are using does not have an expired password or is locked out.
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by:DesertDawg
ID: 36513987
Many thanks.  Now re-connected.
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