FIX: The "Backup BizTalk Server" SQL Server job is unsuccessful in BizTalk Server 2004

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SYMPTOMS

When you run the Backup BizTalk Server SQL Server job, the job is unsuccessful. When this problem occurs, error messages that are similar to the following are logged in the SQL Server error log:
Job 'Backup BizTalk Server' : Step 1, 'BackupFull' : Began Executing Date Time
Msg 50000, Sev 16: ecsqlqa01,4024 is not a linked server [SQLSTATE 42000]
Msg 50000, Sev 16: Failed running sp_BackupAllFull [SQLSTATE 42000]

CAUSE

This problem occurs when the instance of Microsoft SQL Server that houses your Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 databases is listening on a TCP port that is different from the default TCP port of 1433.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
888751 How to obtain the latest BizTalk Server 2004 service pack

Hotfix information

Prerequisites

You must have hotfix 872773 applied before you apply this hotfix. Review the Readme.htm file that is included with the hotfix 872773 package. You only have to implement the "Modifying the source system" section in the Readme.htm file because hotfix 885913 modifies the tables that are used for the backup job on the source side. For more information about hotfix 872773, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
872773 You must back up all the BizTalk Server 2004-related databases when you want to back up an instance of BizTalk Server

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Size     File name
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   17-Sep-2004  16:38  146,118  1352.sql
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix that contains these files may also contain additional files.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

This problem was corrected in BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 1.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 885913 - Last Review: October 25, 2006 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Partner Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Developer Edition
Keywords: 
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