During upgrade to Backup Exec 2012 the Database Migration fails with error "Cannot insert the value NULL into column 'NewJobName', table 'BEDB.dbo.mig-DeletedJobInfo'"

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During a upgrade to Backup 2012 the Database Migration fails and the option is presented to continue or roll back. Backup Exec 2012 installation log (BKUPEXEC2012.HTM) shows the following error:

Error Message


08-15-2012,15:23:48 : Cannot insert the value NULL into column 'NewJobName', table 'BEDB.dbo.mig-DeletedJobInfo'; column does not allow nulls. INSERT fails.
08-15-2012,15:23:48 : dbutil RunSQLScript: execute sql cmd failed. sql statement: exec dbo.[mig-PolicyReuse]
08-15-2012,15:23:48 : dbutil RunSQLScript:Stop execution sql script
08-15-2012,15:23:48 : dbutil RunSQLScript: failed: 0x80040e2f
08-15-2012,15:23:48 : OS ERROR: 0x80040e2f (-2147217873)
08-15-2012,15:23:48 : Starting schedule upgrades.
08-15-2012,15:23:48 : Not doing schedule upgrades due to previous errors. rc=0x1
08-15-2012,15:23:49 : Done with schedule upgrades.
08-15-2012,15:23:49 : upgrade135x ends rc=1
08-15-2012,15:23:49 : Job Migration Failed
+ 08-15-2012,15:23:49 : Failure 1 running migration library 1


A hotfix is now available for this issue in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned in this article. Refer to the Hotfix link under Related Documents at the end of this article to obtain the hotfix needed to resolve the issue.

Backup Exec 2012 Rev 1798 Service Pack 2 (TECH203155)

Please select the option to Roll back the Installation to previous version, and then retry the upgrade using the Backup Exec 2012 SP2 or later embedded installation media to resolve the issue.  The latest media can be downloaded via MyVeritas portal (See http://www.veritas.com/docs/000100418).



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