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Error Backing Up Microsoft SQL Server Database: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlError: Write on ".bak" failed: 112(error not found) (Doc ID 2409822.1)

Last updated on JUNE 20, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to backup a SQL Server database,
the following error occurs.


Backup Failed for Server '\'. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Express.Smo)
Additional Information:
System.Data.SqlClient.SqlError: Write on ".bak" failed: 112(error not found) (Microsoft.SQLServer.Express.Smo)


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Open SQL Server Management Studio
  2. Select to backup the database (Right click on database, tasks, backup)
  3. Select OK on database window after adding a new backup destination
  4. See error after 10%


The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot backup the database.




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