KBA-01136: Full Text Catalogs Do Not Exist


Why does the following error message appear when I try to activate Full-text Indexing for my Spitfire database in SQL Server?

Execution of a full-text operation failed. The catalog does not exist or is currently unavailable. Please retry the action again later and if this symptom persists, contact the system administrator.

While applying a Spitfire Update, the ICTool log lists a problem stating that the Full-Text Catalogs do not exist. Why?


The Full-text Catalogs for your Spitfire database have not been populated or have been corrupted.

  1. In SQL Server Enterprise Manager, locate your Spitfire database.
  2. Highlight the Full-Text Catalogs.
  3. Right-click to open the context menu and select Repopulate All Catalogs.
  4. Click Yes to confirm that you need to delete, rebuild and repopulate your Full-Text Catalogs.

Additional Comments:

Restoring a database could cause your Full-Text Catalogs to become corrupted or out of synch. Repopulating is recommended after a restore.

KBA-01136; Last updated: October 13, 2016 at 8:07 am;