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Query to return SQL Server Backup Job Details

Posted on 2010-11-09
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Hi,

Can you guys recommend a SQL query in MS SQL Server 2008 to return SQL Server backup job details such as...

Server, Client, FileName, Size, Start Time, End Time etc.

Many thanks,

Iain
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Question by:mullykid
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by:Bhavesh Shah
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Hi,

check out this link.

http://www.yaldex.com/sql_server_tutorial_3/ch08lev1sec6.html

It may helps....
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select b.server_name, '?' as client, m.physical_device_name, b.backup_size,
      backup_start_date, backup_finish_date,
      b.database_name, b.type, b.database_creation_date
from msdb..backupset b
inner join msdb..backupmediafamily m on b.media_set_id = m.media_set_id
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by:EvilPostIt
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Try this.

select bs.Server_name,bs.machine_name,bmf.physical_device_name,bs.backup_size,bs.backup_start_date,bs.backup_finish_date from msdb..backupset bs
join msdb..backupmediafamily bmf on bmf.media_set_id=bs.media_set_id
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by:mullykid
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Thanks guys. I'll check those out.
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by:mullykid
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Guys,

That's great. In addition, how do I obtain job status (failed, succes), schedules etc.

Do I need to look in the SysjobXXX tables?

Iain
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by:EvilPostIt
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The queries that we have posted are with regards to the in built backup tables. If you query sysjobhistory table yuo will be able to get this information.
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Ok. Thanks lads
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