Content databases contain orphaned Apps (SharePoint Server)

Summary: Learn how to resolve the SharePoint Health Analyzer rule "Content databases contain orphaned Apps" in SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint Server 2013.

Rule Name: Content databases contain orphaned Apps.

Summary: In some situations, a content database that is used by SharePoint Server may become corrupted. The corrupted database may contain orphaned apps. Orphaned apps are not accessible, which causes unnecessary resource and license consumption and may result in failures in SharePoint upgrade.

Cause: There are orphaned apps in the content databases.

Resolution: Remove the orphaned apps.

See also


Install and manage apps for SharePoint Server