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SQL 2012 Backup Fails

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I have two SQL 2012 instances participating in an AlwaysOn AG.  Several databases belong to this AG.  My maintenance plan is set up to backup the databases each under its own folder.  The maintenance plan fails, however.

In the maintenance plan report, the error is:
Failed:(-1073548784) Executing the query "declare @backupSetId as int
select @backupSetId =..." failed with the following error: "Cannot open backup device 'F:\\SQLBackups\\Database10\\Database10_backup_2013_05_23_145749_1490355.bak'. Operating system error 2(The system cannot find the file specified.).
VERIFY DATABASE is terminating abnormally.". Possible failure reasons: Problems with the query, "ResultSet" property not set correctly, parameters not set correctly, or connection not established correctly.

I know how this error is commonly due to file permissions so in troubleshooting I have set the path to the backup folder to be an empty folder with EVERYONE = FULL permissions.  Subfolders are created for each of the databases, however the .bak files are not created and the process fails.
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Go figure... I was able to resolve.  The db was a member of an availability group and it was not configured for backups on Primary.  The secondary server had bad permissions on the destination backup path.  Both scenarios gave identical error.
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