2295364 - Activate automatic log backup fails: Missing backup history | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2295364 - Activate automatic log backup fails: Missing backup history

Symptom

When you try to enable the Automatic Log Backup feature using 'autolog_on' command  line tool:

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or scheduling the 'Activate Automatic Log Backup' action in DB13:

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it fails with the below errors:

         -24988,ERR_SQL: SQL error

           -126,Databackup missing (Backuphistory lost)

           20008,(AUTO)SAVE LOG has been aborted due to missing backup history

 The errors can also be seen in the Database Manager Log File('dbm.prt'):

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LOG backups (no matter Automatic or Manual) can only be made once at least one COMPLETE DATA Backup was generated, thus initializing the backup history of the databae. However, even after creating a COMPLETE DATA Backup, the automatic LOG backup activation fails with the above error. 


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Environment

  • MaxDB >= 7.6
  • liveCache >= 7.6

Product

SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Supply Chain Management 7.0

Keywords

KBA , BC-DB-SDB-DBA , Database Administration MaxDB , BC-DB-LVC , liveCache , Problem

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