Log backup of SharePoint ends with the exception "V-79-40960-37914 - Database DATABASENAME is configured to maintain transaction logs. Transaction log backups are not being performed. "

Problem

Log backup of SharePoint ends with the exception "V-79-40960-37914 - Database DATABASENAME is configured to maintain transaction logs. Transaction log backups are not being performed. "

Error Message

V-79-40960-37914 - Database DATABASENAME is configured to maintain transaction logs.  Transaction log backups are not being performed.  This will result in the log growing to fill all available disk space.  Regular log backups should be scheduled or the database should be changed to the simple recovery mode.

Cause

If the exception occurs during a backup of Microsoft SharePoint where the Backup Method is set to "Log - Back up and truncate transaction log" then this exception can be safely ignored.  This can be checked in the properties of the backup job under the Microsoft SharePoint section. If the Backup method is set to anything else please see the related documents on how to perform a log backup with the option to truncate the transaction log.

Solution


Currently there is no workaround for this issue as it is just a GUI (Graphical User Interface) issue. Log backups are still performed of the database(s) selected for backup.

Symantec Corporation has acknowledged that the above-mentioned issue is present in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned at the end of this article. Symantec Corporation is committed to product quality and satisfied customers.
This issue is currently under investigation by Symantec Corporation. Pending the outcome of the investigation, this issue may be resolved by way of a patch or hotfix in current or future revisions of the software. However, this particular issue is not currently scheduled for any release.  If you feel this issue has a direct business impact for you and your continued use of the product, please contact your Symantec Sales representative or the Symantec Sales group to discuss these concerns.  For information on how to contact Symantec Sales, please see  http://www.symantec.com. Please be sure to refer back to this document periodically as any changes to the status of the issue will be reflected here.
 
 

 

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