My NTBackup routine backs up to a hard drive on another server. Everything in the backup routine works fine, except the backup of the Microsoft Information Store. I have tried with both the Storage Group unmounted and with it mounted, and it does not work either way. I get one of two errors. Last time I ran it with the information store mounted I got this error:
Backup Type: Copy
Backup started on 10/17/2004 at 4:45 PM.
The 'Microsoft Information Store' returned 'Backup is already active.
' from a call to 'HrESEBackupSetup()' additional data '-'The 'Microsoft Information Store' returned 'Functions called in an invalid sequence.
' from a call to 'HrESEBackupClose()' additional data '-'
The operation was ended.
Backup completed on 10/17/2004 at 4:45 PM.
Time: 1 second
That was actually the first time I have seen that error though. This is the error that I normally get when I run NTBackup, and the one that I got the last time I ran a backup routine with the stores unmounted:
Error: PENGUIN\Microsoft Information Store\First Storage Group is not a valid drive, or you do not have access.