Export MS SQL database dump failed with Access denied error code 21

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2017-05-10 22:47:05 UTC

Modified:

2017-08-08 13:27:54 UTC

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Export MS SQL database dump failed with Access denied error code 21

Symptoms

Attempt to export MS SQL database via Domains > Databases > Export Dump failed with the following error message:

Unable to export a dump of DATABASE NAME: 
Unable to backup database 'DATABASE NAME' 
Cannot open backup device 'C:\Windows\Temp\db-FFED.tmp'. Operating system error 5(Access is denied.). 
BACKUP DATABASE is terminating abnormally. 

(Error code 21)

Cause

Insufficient permissions for MS SQL server service login accounts

Resolution

Make sure that MS SQL Server service login account have write permission to the folder specified in the error message.

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