I've got a maintenance plan running that does a validation and then a backup using
There seems to be something wrong with the database or something, because the backup file is 'not a valid database file', and it seems the event for the maintenance plan never finished (connections were still disabled; never got email).
I did some logging, but I got NOTHING. The backup just never finishes. It never throws an exception either. I have absolutely nothing to go on. The strange thing is, though, that
If the backup didn't finish, then the file will be invalid. The last thing we do after the backup completes is update the header of the file to mark it as valid. What you need to find out is why the backup never finished.
answered 09 Nov '10, 16:35