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Backup timer job could not be created - Event 7035 (SharePoint 2010 Products)

 

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Foundation 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2010-03-08

Alert Name:   Backup timer job could not be created

Event ID:   7035

Summary:   When you back up a Web application, you back up the content databases and settings for the Web application, including all sites in the site collections, files in document libraries, files attached to lists, security and permission settings, and feature settings. The backup process creates files that contain all of this data. The restore process uses these files to restore the content databases and settings for the Web application.

Similarly, when you back up a site collection, site, or list, the contents of those structures will be written to files or packages, and the restore or import process will use these files to recover the objects.

Symptoms:   One or more of the following symptoms might appear:

  • One or more warning notifications will appear under the Readiness section of the Backup and Restore Job Status or Granular Backup Job Status pages in Central Administration.

  • The following event appears in the event log: Event ID: 7035 Description: The same item is already in the process of being backed up or restored. To check the status of that process, go to the backup/restore job status page in the administration site.

Cause:   An existing backup/restore timer job has failed or was not fully completed, and the SharePoint Timer Service or SharePoint Admin Service are not started.

Verify that the Timer and SharePoint Administration services are running
  1. Ensure that the following services are started:

    1. The SharePoint Timer V4 service must be started on all front-end Web servers and application servers in the farm.

    2. The SharePoint Administration V4 service must be started on the server that is running the Central Administration Web site.

Resolution:   Verify that the previous backup or restore timer job completed successfully
  • Verify that the user account that is performing this procedure is a member of the Farm Administrators SharePoint group.

  • On the Central Administration Home page, click Backup and Restore.

  • On the Backup and Restore page, under Farm Backup and Restore, click Check backup and restore job status.

  • On the Backup and Restore Job Status page, under Readiness, verify that there are no backup or restore jobs in progress, that the Timer service is running, and that the Administration service is running.

  • Click the Back button in the browser.

  • On the Backup and Restore page, under Granular Backup, click Check granular backup job status.

  • On the Granular Backup Job Status page, under Readiness, verify that there are no backup jobs in progress, there are no export jobs in progress, and the Timer service is running.

  • Check the status of any current jobs in the Site Collection Backup and Content Export sections.

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