This Error occurs when the username does not have system rights to add Attributes to the database. This is a problem for DeceasedRecordFinder because the service adds a Deceased Attribute. 
  1. Log into Raiser's Edge as a Supervisor
  2. Select Admin
  3. Select Security
  4. Double click the security group the user belongs to 
  5. Select Configuration and click Options
  6. Ensure that Attributes is checked
  7. Click OK
  8. Click Save and Close