These jobs have been running ok for years. They just started failing with this error message. i have tried to format the disk. backup the database to a different location. Nothing seems to be working. I keep getting the error messsage below. Any ideas
The backup data in 'Customer_Complete_Backup' is incorrectly formatted. Backups cannot be appended, but existing backup sets may still be usable. [SQLSTATE 42000] (Error 3266) BACKUP DATABASE is terminating abnormally. [SQLSTATE 42000] (Error 3013) The media family on device is incorrectly formed. SQL Server cannot process this media family. [SQLSTATE 42000] (Error 3241) VERIFY DATABASE is terminating abnormally. [SQLSTATE 42000] (Error 3013). The step failed.
Your backup operations probably get blocked by another process, or something wrong with the system. In such a situation SQL Server gives the same error in addition to media corruptions. I'd try my last
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