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SQL Server 2008 Backup (Maintenance Plan) Failing

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008Windows Server 2008
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Hi there,

I currently have a Web server running Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Databases. When running a one-off backup of the database it runs well and backs up fine. However when I setup a maintenance plan to run a backup it sets up successfully but cannot run. The initial error message is:

TITLE: Execute Maintenance Plan

Execution failed. See the maintenance plan and SQL Server Agent job history logs for details.


Job 'MaintenancePlan.Subplan_1' failed. (SqlManagerUI)


Now, I can't find any info in the logs even though its supposed to drop something in the program files\sql server directory.

Obviously i',m a bit of a noob at this, but any info or tips would be good.

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