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Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 09/30/2013 :  11:21:52  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am getting following error message daily into my error log.
I am running FULL Backup, Diff Backup an T-Log Backup.
This message is every morning early I see and looks like during same time my T-log backup job also running.
I have also checked that MSDB is in SIMPLE recovery mode and it's not part of my T-Log back up, it's only part of FULL BAckup - weekly.

BACKUP failed to complete the command BACKUP LOG msdb. Check the backup application log for detailed messages.

Almighty SQL Goddess

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Posted - 09/30/2013 :  11:59:57  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Something is wrong with your log backup job then. Is it a maintenance plan or custom code? Recreate it if it's a maintenance plan.

Tara Kizer
SQL Server MVP since 2007
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Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 09/30/2013 :  13:44:06  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Tara.
This is a SSMS Maintenance Job.
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