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Fullbackup succeeded but no files in disk


Fullbackup succeeded but no files in disk

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Lavanyasri
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Hi ,


we are taking full backups every date with script .backup job status is successfull but only one or two databses full backup files exist in the disk. We have enough disk space on the server.

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Pls provide the script
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could the script be overwriting the same backup file with differnet databases?
ie the db "Dictionary" gets backed up to C:\Data\Backup.bak, and then the database "SandBox" overwrites teh exact same file C:\Data\Backup.bak with it's backup, instead of being named to match the db?

without the script we can only make guesses, but it's most likely a problem int he script...bad path, overwriting the smae file, appending too the same file, or something.

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Are you using a custom script or are you using a Maintenance Plan? Could be perhaps some of the backups are going to the default backup folder "<<Installation Path>>"\MSSQL10.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA" and others are going to a path you've specified?

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