When you delete maintenance plans on a server instance that is restored from a SQL Server 2008 MSDB database backup, maintenance plans are deleted from the server instance on which the MSDB database was backed up

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario:
  • You create an MSDB database backup from a server instance (Instance A) that is running in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or Microsoft SQL Server 2005. The server instance also contains database maintenance plans.
  • You restore the MSDB database backup on a second server instance (Instance B).
  • You delete the maintenance plans from Instance B.
In this scenario, the maintenance plans are deleted from Instance A. To verify this, use Object Explorer to view the maintenance plans.

MORE INFORMATION

When you delete a maintenance plan from SQL Server, SQL Server Management Studio uses the connection information that is available in the maintenance plan of the SQL Server 2008 Integration Services (SSIS) package. In this scenario, this connection points to Instance A. Therefore, maintenance plans are deleted from Instance A.

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Article ID: 955800 - Last Review: September 15, 2009 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Standard
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Web
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Workgroup
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Mobile Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Workgroup Edition
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