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Attaching a .MDF in Rational System Architect Encyclopedia Manager results in Error Code "2147220556"

Technote (troubleshooting)


Attempts to attach a .MDF (Master Data File) file in IBM Rational System Architect Encyclopedia Manger (SAEM) results in error with code: 2147220556


An Error message in the message centre of Rational System Architect Encyclopedia Manager similar to the one mentioned below:

The database '<Database Name>' cannot be opened because it is version 655. This server supports version 611 and earlier. A downgrade path is not supported.

Code: 2147220556


If you try to attach a Microsoft SQL version 2008 Encyclopedia in Microsoft SQL version 2005 you will get this error.

Resolving the problem

To resolve this error ensure that you attach the encyclopedia using Rational System Architect Encyclopedia manager on an instance of Microsoft SQL server version 2005.

Document information

More support for: Rational System Architect
General Information

Software version: 11.4, 11.4.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1618228

Modified date: 22 November 2012