Redirected restore of SQL database fails with error "0xe000fe09 - The directory is invalid"
Restore Job Log shows:-
Final error : 0xe000fe09 - The directory is invalid.
Final error category: Resource error
For additional information regarding this error refer to link V-79-57344-65033
Click an error below to locate it in the job log:
Error writing file data.
This issue occurs if options "Use alternate drive" and "Only when original drive does not exist" are selected in the restore wizard and target drive does not have enough free space or there is permissions issue.
1. In the restore wizard, select option "Use destination instance's default data directory".
Note: Please make sure there is enough free space on the target SQL server's data drive.
2. Re-try the restore job.
Backup Exec 2012
SQL Server 2005 / 2008