Issue/Error:


When opening Forecast 5, you are receiving an error:


Forecast5 cannot continue because of an exception occured: SqlException. Failed to update database "[database name]" because the database is read-only.


Forecast 5 will fail to open.


The error is caused by the Forecast 5 database being set to Read-Only


 

Solution:


The solution will be to open the database in SQL Server Management Studio, locating the server Forecast 5 database is on, finding the correct database.

Right-click on the database and select properties.

 

Select Options from the left-hand menu. Under the State heading, find "Database Read-Only" and change to "False. Click Ok.