Databases require upgrade or not supported (SharePoint Server)

Summary: Learn how to resolve the SharePoint Health Analyzer rule "Databases require upgrade or not supported" for SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint 2013.

Rule Name: Databases require upgrade or not supported.

Summary: The databases require upgrade because their versions are earlier than the backward-compatible range, or the databases are not supported because their versions are later than the current version of SharePoint Server.

Cause: Versions of databases are earlier than the backward-compatible range, or are later than the current version of SharePoint Server.

Resolution: Upgrade databases to SQL Server 2014.

  • See the following resource for information about how to upgrade databases: Upgrade SQL Server.