Databases running in compatibility range, upgrade recommended (SharePoint Server)

Summary: Learn how to resolve the SharePoint Health Analyzer rule "Databases running in compatibility range, upgrade recommended" for SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint 2013.

Rule Name: Databases running in compatibility range, upgrade recommended.

Summary: The databases have versions that are earlier than the current SharePoint software, but are within the backward-compatible range. To achieve optimal results, upgrade the databases.

Cause: Versions of databases are earlier than the current SharePoint software.

Resolution: Upgrade content databases to SharePoint 2016.

See the following resource for information about how to upgrade databases:

  1. Upgrade content databases to SharePoint Server 2016 .

  2. Upgrade content databases from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013