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V4 Upgrade problems

oshioshi Posts: 2
edited January 24, 2006 6:36PM in SQL Backup Previous Versions
Hi, i have just upgraded to V4. i did have some sched tasks backing up various databases. These are now failing with error"Unable to create directory" error 500. I have included the script below. any help much appreciated



"C:\Program Files\Red Gate\SQL Backup\SQLBackupC.exe" -SQL "BACKUP DATABASE [AMS] TO DISK = 'AUTO' WITH NAME = 'ams', DESCRIPTION = 'Full Hourly Backup Database: ams Instance: (local) Server: EXTERNALWEB', INIT, PASSWORD = '<ENCRYPTEDPASSWORD>ezc0aeR2MDE=</ENCRYPTEDPASSWORD>', MAILTO = 'paul@precise-data.com', COMPRESSION = 3" -E


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    peteypetey Posts: 2,358 New member
    Please ensure that the SQL Backup Agent service startup account has rights to create the necessary backup folders.

    By default, the service startup account uses LocalSystem.
    Peter Yeoh
    SQL Backup Consultant Developer
    Associate, Yohz Software
    Beyond compression - SQL Backup goodies under the hood, updated for version 8
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