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Error 3206

SQL Server 2000

Error 3206

Severity Level 16
Message Text

No entry in sysdevices for backup device '%.*ls'. Update sysdevices and rerun statement.


You have attempted to use a logical device that is not a backup device.


Either define the device using sp_addumpdevice, or refer to the physical device directly by specifying the TAPE = or DISK = syntax of the BACKUP statement.

See Also

Backing Up and Restoring Databases

Error 3209


Troubleshooting Backing Up and Restoring

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