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SMSQL backup failing with an error "Remote backup failed with Exception, Error code: 0x80131501"

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Applies to

  • SnapManager for SQL (SMSQL)
  • Microsoft SQL Server


  • SnapManager for SQL backup failing with errors:
    [...] Maximum worker threads setting for [<server_name\server_instance>] = 1280
    [...] Current worker threads number for [<server_name\server_instance>] = 1982
    [...] The number of databases selected for concurrent backup exceeds the maximum number of SQL Server worker threads that are available on the SQL Server <server_name\server_instance> to perform this backup.
    [...] specify 'Modify SQLServer maximum worker threads parameter' option to increase the maximum worker threads for the SQL Server <server_name\server_instance>. 
    [...] Remote backup failed with Exception, Error code: 0x80131501





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