EventID 6398 – Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation

And another EventID 6398 which colors your eventlog red.

 The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.SharePoint.Diagnostics.SPDatabaseServerDiagnosticsPerformanceCounterProvider (ID ) threw an exception. More information is included below.

Clustername:Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation.;DB_Name:Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation.;DB_Name:Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation.;DB_Name:Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation.;DB_Name:Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation.;DB_Name:Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation.;DB_Name:Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation.;

Please ensure that the database server is available and that the SharePoint Timer service account is a member of the Performance Monitor Users group on the database server

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To get rid of this error

1. Navigate the databases mentioned in the error.

2. Open the group “Performance Monitor Users” from the server groups (Mentioned in the error as well).

3. Add the user mentioned in the error to the group.

Do your “Removed an error from the eventlog happy dance”

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