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backup failed with error log Event log 17055 errors

yrcdba7 asked
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I ran backup from db server to verita backup machine but it was failed by this error,

Event log 17055 errors, is that permisssion issue?  what permission?  does it need sys admin permission?

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To resolve this issue, simply create  a backup folder under the following directory:
C:\Program  Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$BKUPEXEC\.

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