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Discovery Profile error: Could not start/store discovery job

Created by Chris Klinedinst, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

The following error appears when Discovery Profiles fail:  

Could not start / store discovery job.

Environment

All NPM versions

Cause

  • A SQL database user without DBO access to the Orion database is specified in the Configuration Wizard.
  • The Orion database is not specified as the default database. 

Resolution

  1. Go to the SQL Management Studio.
  2. Navigate to Security > Logins.
  3. Select Properties for the Database User.
  4. Verify the following settings:
    • The Orion database must be specified as the default database.
    • Check the User Mapping section from the Login Properties. The user must have a Public and Database Owner (DBO) access to the Orion Database.

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