SQL server full backup is already queued or running

SUMMARY

This article addresses an issue that causes two or more identical backups jobs to be queued at the same time.

ISSUE

Purpose

This article addresses an issue that causes two or more identical backups jobs to be queued at the same time.

Symptoms / Description

A calendar may be setup that allows two or more identical backups jobs to run at the same time.  You may see a message such as the following:

“SQL server full backup is already queued or running

Cause

When two or more backup jobs are queued for the same instance this is detected and one job will be removed from the backup queue.  A message like above will be displayed.  This typically happens for application instance backups (Exchange database or SQL database backups).

Resolution

Find and removed the duplicate entry in the affected calendar.

 

For a more detailed review of application scheduling, see the “Application Schedules for SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange, and VMware Environments (19:11)” video.

http://www.unitrends.com/docs/videos/tutorials

 

 

 

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