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Unable To Connect Database Error:Sharepoint 2007 Internet Site.

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 17, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Hi Techies,  we are running 4farm Sharepoint internet site. now a days we are getting the below error very regularly. Event Viewer :The description for Event ID ( 27745 ) in Source ( Windows SharePoint Services 3 ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: #50071: Unable to connect to the database SharePoint_Config on SPPREPROD02VMDK\SPPREDPROD.  Check the database connection information and make sure that the database server is running.. Sharepoint Logs:#50071 :#50071: Unable to connect to the database SharePoint_Config on pfc-penndb-tst. Check the database connection information and make sure that the database server is running.. Please Advice . Regards, raju.  Nag: http://nagaraju-sharepoint.blogspot.com. Posting is provided with no warranties.

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