cannot make an SQL DB backup

Hi Experts,

I have a Availability Group running with SQL 2014.
Now I want to make a bakup but I get always ACCESS DENIED. I am using the domain admin for it.

Why is that ?
Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAsked:
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:

TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio

Backup failed for Server 'ase-db'.  (Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoExtended)

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System.Data.SqlClient.SqlError: Cannot open backup device 'D:\forDLVB2.bak'. Operating system error 5(Access is denied.). (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo)

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Lee SavidgeCommented:
Don't put it in the root of the drive. Choose a sub folder.

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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
Amazing !
You are right.

Thanks a lot.
Deepak ChauhanSQL Server DBACommented:
Is D:\ drive visible in windows failover cluster storage?
Lee SavidgeCommented:
Yeah, it caught me a few times. It's annoying but for some reason SQL doesn't allow backing up into the root of a drive. Never figured out why.
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