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Posted - 2000-08-15 : 17:03:08
Alex writes "Every night I dump my db to a file using a scheduled backup process. I know this is an elementary question, but I haven't been able to figure out how to get the backup to write to a file on another machine. My backup to a local disk protects me from stuipd human errors, but obviously if there's a hardware problem on the machine I'll be in bad shape. Right now I copy the backup file manually. There has to be a better way. I am running SQL Server 7 with the latest service packs."

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Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 2008-05-29 : 13:45:42
Old topic, but... How can you select a network location when you're backing up through a maintenance plan?
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Almighty SQL Goddess

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Posted - 2008-05-29 : 13:51:05
You can't but perhaps you can manually type it in.

Tara Kizer
Microsoft MVP for Windows Server System - SQL Server

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Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 2009-09-11 : 11:06:24
Ok ... I have same problem. I found how I can add network (maped drive) location. But, I still have error;
Under Log I see error "Operating system can not specified path" ...I double checked path, and it is correct.
Does anybdody have idea what is wrong?
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Posted - 2012-07-30 : 07:09:35

I'm also getting error Access Denied also i have added users on the folder with full permissions,

Please help to resolve the issue.

Nikhil Bhardwaj
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