Unable to choose the folder deeper than "C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk" folder as a backup folder in Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2012

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2017-07-29 06:50:50 UTC

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2017-08-16 17:25:39 UTC

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Unable to choose the folder deeper than "C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk" folder as a backup folder in Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2012

Applicable to:

  • Plesk for Windows

Symptoms

  1. Attempting to open Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio > Databases > right click on database_name > Tasks > Backup... > Add... > ... and expand C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk - the structure of Plesk folder will not appear.

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  2. In an attempt to write down the path directly the following error appears:
    Cannot access the specified path on the server. Verify that the path exists.

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Cause

The lack of permissions for the C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk folder.

Resolution

Perform the following:

  1. Log in to the server via RDP
  2. Open Properties of the C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk folder.
  3. In the appeared window, choose Security tab and press Edit...
  4. Press Add ... , in the field Enter the object names to select type NT Service\MSSQL$MSSQLSERVER2012 and press Check Names button.
  5. Press OK three times.

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  6. Go to Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio > Databases > right click on database_name > Tasks > Backup ... > Add ... > ... .
  7. Choose C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Plesk - the structure of Plesk folder will appear.

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