backup ended before completing incorrect function sbs 2008

Posted on 2011-04-28
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I am running SBS 2008, I do a daily back up and its b een working foine for months...
for a week now the back up is failing, i keep getting this error massage

backup ended before completing incorrect function sbs 2008
I have attached the logfile from event viewr, anyone has an idia what going on?

 Backup-Log.txt Backup-Log.txt
Question by:jaffan_nadir
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Larry Struckmeyer MVP earned 2000 total points
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That error comes up with no description anywhere I have looked.  One thing that I have found to help correct various backup errors is to remove the backup job and reschedule it.

If there is nothing on the external target drive, can you move it to a workstation and verify you can format it NTFS in disk management, then copy some file to and from then return it to the SBS and add it as a backup target again?  Also, the maximum size for a single target VHD is 2 TB, so you want to be sure that the *total* of your volumes to be backed up does not exceed the size of the target and or 2 TB, whichever is less.

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