Content databases contain orphaned Apps (SharePoint 2013)
Published: January 22, 2013
Summary: Learn how to resolve the SharePoint Health Analyzer rule "Content databases contain orphaned Apps."
Rule Name: Content databases contain orphaned Apps.
Summary: In some situations, a content database that is used by SharePoint 2013 may become corrupted. The corrupted database may contain orphaned apps. Orphaned apps are not accessible, which causes unnecessary resource and license consumption and may result in failures in SharePoint upgrade.
Cause: There are orphaned apps in the content databases.
Resolution: Remove the orphaned apps.
The content database has orphaned apps on a site collection. Remove these apps. For more information, see Remove app for SharePoint instances from a SharePoint 2013 site.