MSSQLSERVER_3417

Applies to: SQL Server (all supported versions)

Details

Attribute Value
Product Name SQL Server
Event ID 3417
Event Source MSSQLSERVER
Component SQLEngine
Symbolic Name REC_BADMASTER
Message Text Cannot recover the master database. SQL Server is unable to run. Restore master from a full backup, repair it, or rebuild it. For more information about how to rebuild the master database, see SQL Server Books Online.

Explanation

SQL Server cannot start the master database. If the master or tempdb cannot be brought online, SQL Server cannot run. This error is usually preceded by other errors. Review error logs to find the root cause.

User Action

Restore backup of the database or repair the database.