Symptoms

Assume that you use the SQL Server Managed Backup to Microsoft Azure feature to manage and automate SQL Server backups to Microsoft Azure binary large object (BLOB) storage in an instance of SQL Server. When you back up a large database that takes a long time to complete, Managed Backup may stop the current and successive backup tasks.

Resolution

This issue is fixed in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server:

Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2017

Cumulative Update 9 for SQL Server 2016 RTM

Cumulative Update 6 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

Cumulative Update 7 for SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2

Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and security fixes that were included in the previous cumulative update. Check out the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:

Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2017

Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2016

Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2014

Status

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

References

SQL Server Managed Backup to Microsoft Azure

SQL Server Managed Backup to Windows Azure - Retention and Storage Settings

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