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Hi everyone,

I need to schedule a SQL 2005 backup. I need it to backup 3 times daily to a shared directory on another server. I have created the three folders a 12pm 3pm and 7pm. I need the full SQL backups to run at the respective times. I have verified that I can run a backup to the shared folders. I am not familiar with SQL at all nor am I familiar with any of the query’s or commands. Can some one help me out with setting this up? Any help would be appreciated.

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The backup failed, it said that it could not find the path but I know it is correct. I think maybe because the SQL Agent is logged on as the local system account in the windows services. I changed it to log in as the domain administrator. Remember I am not backing up to the local drive, do you think that this is the problem?
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It could be that you might not have permissions in that folder??  I'll add a link to this question, maybe other experts can help out too.
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local system accounts have no access to network resources.  You will have to restart the agent for the new domain account to take effect
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I did change the service to the domain admin and restarted the service. I see the problem I specified a UNC path to a server on the network, but SQL is trying tacking on the default backup local server path to my specified path. How do I stop it from doing this?
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I meant to say is the backup plan is tacking on a local path before my specified path for example when I look at the error logs it tell me it cant find specified path D:\Program Files\MSSQL\Backup\Datbase.bak\\remote servername\sharename\12pm.bak
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Do you have this set up as a job or a maintenance plan?
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Maintenance plan
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You have to go edit the plan, which is not as easy as it was with 2000.  Sadly, I am not in front of my 2005 install today.

Please open a new question in the SQL 2005 Zone titled "How do I edit a maintenance plan" if you can't find where to edit it.

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Yes I was able to edit it and it works perfect now.

Thanks for you help.
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