Sharepoint backup fails with Error: Unable to query the Team database meta-data.

Problem

Sharepoint 2007 or WSS 3.0 backup of a content database fails with error:

Error: Unable to query the Team database meta-data.

 

Error Message

Backup- Sharepoint - 80\Content-DB 1 (SPSRVR\OFFICESERVERS\WSS_Content)
V-79-57344-794 - Error: Unable to query the Team database meta-data.

 

Cause

This issue is caused by a mismatch between the Web Application name in Sharepoint and the Internet Information Services (IIS) Site name.  By default when creating a Web Application in Sharepoint the corresponding site name in IIS will be the same. 

Solution

This issue has been resolved with Backup Exec 2012 Service Pack 3


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