NTBackup Fails To Run - blank backup log

Posted on 2006-04-20
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Last Modified: 2008-06-11
I have a SBS domain with a Windows Server 2003 computer.
Periodically, I use the 2003 computer to make backups of the data on the SBS and 2003 computers.
I have scheduled some of these backups to run automatically.

My problem is that the Scheduler fires off and the backup creates a backup log, but the log is blank and the backup never backups the files.
However, when I go directly to the Scheduler and right-click/run, the backup works fine.

Any ideas as to what is happening?


Question by:Slator
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Jay_Jay70 earned 1000 total points
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Hi Slator,

i had the same problem last week that was solved by a hot fix

most uninformative microsoft article ever but when request the fix things should be ok


Author Comment

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Thanks for the information.  My problem was solved.

Sure does make one wonder about MS when such a basic process does not work properly.
One would think MS would widely publish the problem.  I struggled with the issue for hours,
never "dreaming" it was a MS/OS "BUG".

Thanks again,
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excellent :)

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