Error: The version of SQL Server 2005 [or 2008] on this server is not supported by The Financial Edge - when attaching or restoring a database

When attaching or restoring a database in the Blackbaud Management Console to a SQL Server 2005 instance, users may receive the error: 'The version of SQL Server 2005 on this server is not supported by The Financial Edge.  Please refer to the Blackbaud System Requirements for The Financial Edge.'

When attaching or restoring a database in the Blackbaud Management Console to a SQL Server 2008 instance, users may receive the error:  'The version of SQL Server 2008 on this server is not supported by The Financial Edge.  Please refer to the Blackbaud System Requirements for The Financial Edge.'

Versions 7.80 and 7.82 requires the following SQL Server Service Packs:

  • SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4
  • SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3
  • SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1

Review our System Requirements for more information on compatibility.

To resolve this issue: 

  1. Install a supported Service Pack for your version of SQL Server
    SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4
  2. Attach the database after upgrading SQL Server

Note: We provide links to third-party websites in an effort to help you resolve your issue. We are not responsible for the information on third-party websites, and we cannot assist with implementing resolutions from these websites.

Environment

 7.80.94 and 7.82.104

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