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[SQL Backup 7]Cannot conduct database backup (exitcode 669)

lamttllamttl Posts: 3
edited November 6, 2013 9:41PM in SQL Backup Previous Versions
HI all

I am encountering issue on a flash installed SQL server 2012 on Windows 2012.

The backup of database fail with the following error no matter I use the GUI or using the stored procedure "sqlbackup"
SQL Backup could not access [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Red Gate\SQL Backup\BackupSettingsGlobalINSTANCE1] running as user [SQLAdmin].


I cannot find the registry specified by the error code.

However, interesting thing is when I browse the registry using Regedit, it is show that the following registry exist:
SOFTWARE\Red Gate\SQL Backup\BackupSettingsGlobal\INSTANCE1

It seems that the path in error message is missing the back slash.
May anyone help to advise how to fix this?

Below please have the software version:
SQL server: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (SP1) - 11.0.3000.0 (X64)
Windows: Windows NT 6.2 <X64> (Build 9200: ) (Hypervisor)
SQL Backup Version:


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    peteypetey Posts: 2,358 New member
    Could you please check if the user mentioned in the error message has read/write rights to that registry entry?

    Thank you for pointing out the typo in the error message. This will be fixed in the next release.
    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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    Thanks, the issue is caused by Group assignment of Domain ID.

    (We through the Domain admin added the domain ID to a domain group that have local administrator privilege, but they actually not.)

    I grant the access privilege directly to the domain account that starting SQL backup Agent service and the problem is solved.
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