FIX: “9003 error, sev 20, state 1” error when a backup operation fails on a secondary replica that is running under asynchronous-commit mode

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core

Symptoms


Assume that you have an Always On Availability Group (AG) in an instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2016 or 2017. When you back up a secondary replica that is running under asynchronous-commit mode, the backup operation may fail occasionally. Additionally, you may receive the following error message:

Status


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

References


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