SQL Server Transaction logs do not match any existing database backup: [DB Name]

KB ID: 2117
Products: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 8.x, 9.x
Published:
Last Modified: 2016-03-24

Challenge

You have a Periodic SQL Logs Backup within a Backup Job.  You receive the following error:
 
"Collected SQL Server transaction logs do not match any existing database backup: [DB Name]

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Cause

The Periodic SQL Log Backup does not have a Full backup to reference.

Solution

Start the Backup Job (right click the job > Start).

This will provide a Full SQL backup for the Transaction log backup to reference.

More Information

Please Note:
  • Native SQL Backups cannot be taken in conjunction with Veeam SQL Log backups unless they are COPY ONLY. Multiple applications interacting with the Transaction logs will break the consistency and prevent proper restores.


For a Visual Guide on how to stop SQL Transaction Log Backup Job:
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