NTBackup Fails To Run - blank backup log

Posted on 2006-04-20
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
    LVL 48

    Accepted Solution

    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

    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,
    LVL 48

    Expert Comment

    excellent :)

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