I've been trying to get Backup Exec 12.5 to do a proper GRT backup of our sharepoint site.
the site IS running on the WID (MSEE##) sql express.
The GRT backup (yes all the agents are installed) starts and does fine with the config, admin, & search. Then it gets to the content db and won't build the catalog. I can see the IMG file that contains the actual data. The BE process says "updating catalogs" but never gets done, not even after several hrs on a 1.8 GB database. Cancelling it is rough as the cancel hangs up as well and it takes about 3-4 tries of killing services before it blows. This leaves the 3 temp files (640K each) in the catalog folder. It always makes these 3 .tmp files quickly and then stops. I've set the temp and catalog folders to be OFF the c: drive and in a place where there is lots of room. The perms are all good and work for the other databases.
Even stranger, I have a MOSS instance on another server, very small, but it backups up fine. One difference is that the WSS-3 is on the WID engine and the MOSS is on a SQL 05 server. If anyone knows for sure what this is I'be be happy to hear it. I plan to move the WSS site off the WID and onto another SQL 05 server anyway so that may solve the problem
November 7, 2008 8:59 PM
November 7, 2008 9:45 PM