FIX: Error message when parallel processing activity or a high degree of concurrent administrative activity occurs on SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services SP3: "Error: Attempting to connect to server"

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SYMPTOMS

After you install SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services Service Pack 3 (SP3), you receive error messages in one of the following scenarios:
  • When Analysis Services processes multiple cubes or partitions in parallel.
  • When there is a high degree of concurrent administrative activity occurring.
You might see this error message in Analysis Manager:
Error: Attempting to connect to server: <servername>; Unable to connect to the registry on the server (<servername>), or you are not a member of the OLAP Administrators group on this server.
You receive this error message when you use the Parallel Processing Utility that was provided with the SQL Server 2000 Resource Kit:
Error: Attempting to connect to server: <servername> because Unable to connect to the registry on the server (<servername>), or you are not a member of the OLAP Administrators group on this server. (#-2147221455;DSO)

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack

Hotfix information

The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version      Size             File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   12-Feb-2003  02:49  8.0.767.0    1,024,576 bytes  Msmdgd80.dll     
   27-Jan-2003  07:47  8.0.0.761    9,638,464 bytes  Msmdsgn80.dll    
   14-Feb-2003  22:32  8.0.768.0    1,827,396 bytes  Msmdsrv.exe      
   12-Feb-2003  02:49  8.0.767.0    2,069,072 bytes  Msolap80.dll     
				
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains the files may also contain additional files.


SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services 64-bit

For additional information about a hotfix build designed to be applied on a server that is running SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services 64-bit, or to find out if a fix is scheduled to be included in SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services 64-bit Service Pack 4, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822017 FIX: Hotfix Information for Build 8.0.810.0 of SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services 64-bit

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.This problem was first corrected in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4.

Properties

Article ID: 814414 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 4.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services
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