This operation can be performed only on a computer that is joined to a server farm in SharePoint 2010

This SharePoint 2010 tutorial, we will discuss how to solve This operation can be performed only on a computer that is joined to a server farm error which comes while opening a SharePoint site or SharePoint 2010 central administration.

This operation can be performed only on a computer that is joined to a server farm

Recently while opening my SharePoint 2010 central administration site, I got the below error which says:

This operation can be performed only on a computer that is joined to a server farm by users who have permissions in SQL Server to read from the configuration database. To connect this server to the server farm, use the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard, located on the Start menu in Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products.

This operation can be performed only on a computer that is joined to a server farm

You can follow the below steps to solve the issue.

There might be the reason that the MSSQLSERVER service may be stopped.
So you can check like below:

Go to Start -> run -> services.msc -> then check SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER) service.
If it is already stopped then Right-click on it and click on Start like below:

This operation can be performed only on a computer that is joined to a server farm in sharepoint 2010

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