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SQL 2012 Scheduling Auto Backup

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How to do scheduling auto backup in SQL 2012


This tip lists how to schedule auto backup in SQL 2012.

  1. Open SSMS and connect to SQL Authentication.

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  2. Open Management Tab, then Maintenance plan, new maintenance plan.

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  3. Create new maintenance plan, then give name to it.

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  4. New maintenance plan has been created like this:

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  5. Open the Tool box, select Backup database task.

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  6. After create Backup database task, doubleclick the box backup database task.

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  7. Backup types on the window like this:

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  8. Next is Database selection all DBs or Single DB.

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  9. Choose the Backup type disk or tape, then Designation.

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  10. Select the backup format like bak, etc…

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  11. Verify backup Integrity to user defined mode.

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  12. After completing all steps. Go to toolbox, select the Cleanup box.

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  13. So double click the maintenance cleanup task.

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  14. Choose new for the new connection as same as SQL authentication.

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  15. Type the backup type, then backup expire date then OK ,that's all.

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Questiona nice tip anyway Pin
netfed29-May-14 13:01
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SuggestionBetter soluion for this task Pin
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GeneralMy vote of 1 Pin
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