Log shipping error in Event Viewer - Out of Sync

Hello there,

 I have a log shipping between my production db and report server. Both the DB are 2008R2. The schedule is as follows


BAckup - 9.30 to 17.30 Every 2 hours
Copy - 9.40 to 17.40 Every 2 hours
Restore - 9.45 to 17.45 Every 2 hours

But for some reason I get this error in the Event Viewer of the OS. The log shipping is taking place, i mean the report DB is getting updated every two hours too.then why this error

cheers
Zolf

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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
A restore threshold of 45 minutes doesnt' match the info you posted about having backups every 2h (120 minutes).
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zolfAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your feedback,can you please elaborate on it. As I am really new to this log shipping and am puzzled
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Read this MSDN article. For your issue see point 16:
"16.Note the copy schedule listed in the Schedule box under Copy job. If you want to customize the schedule for your installation, click Schedule and then adjust the SQL Server Agent schedule as needed. This schedule should approximate the backup schedule"
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zolfAuthor Commented:
I have a schedule for the Copy as pointed in that article and my schedule is like so

BAckup - 9.30 to 17.30 Every 2 hours
Copy - 9.40 to 17.40 Every 2 hours
Restore - 9.45 to 17.45 Every 2 hours

I have given 10 mins break between backup and copy as you can see above or am i missing something,please bear with me.
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Double check the schedules since the error is pointing to 45 minutes and not 2 hours for the Restore.
I'm assuming that 10 minutes is more than enough for the transaction log backup so 5 minutes should also enough for the copy process, right?
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zolfAuthor Commented:
Here are the screenshot for the 3 task i,e. Backup,Copy and Restore. Please have a look and let me know what I am doing wrong and what I need to change to get rid of that error.

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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Can't say much by the screenshots.
Just to confirm, do you have any other Transaction Log backup job scheduled out of the Log Shipping process?
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zolfAuthor Commented:
No
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Eugene ZCommented:
zolf:
it is just warning

that you can ignore for this specific timeframe (if it is ok): for example if you have weekend DB mains DB reindex that makes your transaction logs larger and as result you got these warnings
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if you get these warning all the time you may need to review the DB usage ( long heavy transactions ..)
oand adjust threshold time accordingly
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