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Logshipping --SQLserver2005-- not a valid Microsoft Tape Format backup set

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Hello,
 I have log shipping running for a while  but today I getting the error below. How do I fix this issue.

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2011-03-01 09:15:08.18      Starting transaction log restore. Secondary ID: '112ad7af-0593-47b3-9e88-72443f75cbc2'
2011-03-01 09:15:08.19      Retrieving restore settings. Secondary ID: '112ad7af-0593-47b3-9e88-72443f75cbc2'
2011-03-01 09:15:08.19      Retrieved common restore settings. Primary Server: 'GRATWA01', Primary Database: 'osv_projects_hipath8k_v4_0_db', Backup Destination Directory: 'F:\logshipping\hipath8k_v4_0', File Retention Period: 43200 minute(s)
2011-03-01 09:15:08.19      Retrieved database restore settings. Secondary Database: 'osv_projects_hipath8k_v4_0_db', Restore Delay: 0, Restore All: True, Restore Mode: Standby, Disconnect Users: True, Last Restored File: F:\logshipping\hipath8k_v4_0\osv_projects_hipath8k_v4_0_db_20110228190010.trn, Block Size: Not Specified, Buffer Count: Not Specified, Max Transfer Size: Not Specified

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2011-03-01 09:15:08.43      *** Error: Could not apply log backup file 'F:\logshipping\hipath8k_v4_0\osv_projects_hipath8k_v4_0_db_20110228223011.trn' to secondary database 'osv_projects_hipath8k_v4_0_db'.(Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.LogShipping) ***
2011-03-01 09:15:08.43      *** Error: The file on device 'F:\logshipping\hipath8k_v4_0\osv_projects_hipath8k_v4_0_db_20110228223011.trn' is not a valid Microsoft Tape Format backup set.
RESTORE LOG is terminating abnormally.(.Net SqlClient Data Provider) ***
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Looks like there is problem with the log backup file. This might happen due to some disk write errors while the log backup is taken.
try running restore verifyonly to see if the log backup file is valid. You will get saying it is not valid if there is any corruption

Please try copying the file once again from primary server.

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