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    Error "Permission denied in database 'master'" during installation

    Summary
    When installing Nintex Workflow, the following error might occur: CREATE DATABASE permission denied in database 'master'. Could not locate entry in sysdatabases for database 'ccpservervm8_Nintex2010_1'. No entry found with that name. Make sure that the name is entered correctly. Changed database context to 'master'. Changed database context to 'master'. at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection.OnError(SqlException exception, Boolean breakConnection) at System.Data.SqlClient.TdsPa

    Solution
    The application pool account associated with Central Administration requires permissions to create databases in SQL. If you give the SQL permissions back to the Central Administration application pool account and then run the installation again, it should complete successfully.

    Full permissions needed can be found in our installation guides here.