[thelist] Can't Create MS SQL Full-Text Search catalog

Casey Crookston caseyc at IntelliSoftmn.com
Mon Aug 14 14:50:30 CDT 2006

Thanks Anthony, that did the trick.

>> Which user is your SQL server running as? You might need to give that
user account MOdify access rights to that directory.

-----Original message-----

> Been on Google and can't find a solution... I did find a couple forum
> posts that dealt with the same problem, but they did not offer a
> solution.
> When trying to create a full-text search catalog, I receive the
> following error: 
> "Execution of a Full Text operation failed. The Directory Name is
> Invalid."
> The server is a Windows 2003 Server. SQL is: Microsoft SQL Server 2000
> 8.00.818 (Intel X86) May 31 2003 16:08:15 Copyright (c) 1988-2003
> Microsoft Corporation Standard Edition on Windows NT 5.2 (Build 3790:
> Service Pack 1).
> The path to directory is: e:\SQL\MSSQL\FTDATA. It is a local drive.
> Any ideas?
> Casey 

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