This article will guide you through the steps you need to perform to allow the user running the Configuration Wizard to configure the database and the service account.

Create a SQL Server Database

This article covers the following scenario: User running Configuration Wizard does not have permission to create a database on the SQL server.

Error message which occurs in the Configuration Wizard: Domain\username running Configuration Wizard does not have permission to create a database on the SQL server.

SOLUTION:

To allow the user running the Configuration Wizard to configure the database and the service account, please perform the following steps:

  1. Connect to the SQL Server using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio.
  2. Expand the Security folder and then expand the Logins folder.
  3. Right-click on the user running the Configuration Wizard and click Properties.
  4. Select Server Roles page on the left side and make sure the user has dbcreator and securityadmin roles.
  5. Click OK and return to the Configuration Wizard.
  6. Click Retry.
  7. You will see that the database was successfully created. Click Finish to complete the SysKit Monitor configuration.

Please note!
If you are using the SQL authentication to access the database, make sure to allow this user to login on the specified SQL server, and depending on your scenario, you need to assign the following permissions:

  • Create a new database – To allow the user using SQL authentication to create a new database, make sure the dbcreator role is selected.
  • Configure an existing database – To allow the user using SQL authentication to configure the existing database, make sure the db_owner membership is assigned.