Sharepoint backup fails with Error: Unable to query the Team database meta-data.

Article:TECH209440  |  Created: 2013-08-07  |  Updated: 2013-11-19  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH209440
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Issue



Sharepoint 2007 or WSS 3.0 backup of a content database fails with error:

Error: Unable to query the Team database meta-data.

 


Error



Backup- Sharepoint - 80\Content-DB 1 (SPSRVR\OFFICESERVERS\WSS_Content)
V-79-57344-794 - Error: Unable to query the Team database meta-data.

 


Cause



This issue is caused by a mismatch between the Web Application name in Sharepoint and the Internet Information Services (IIS) Site name.  By default when creating a Web Application in Sharepoint the corresponding site name in IIS will be the same. 


Solution



This issue has been resolved with Backup Exec 2012 Service Pack 3


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Description

SPSV3: After SP2 upgrade, Web App with Alternate Access Mapping fails with meta-data query failure




Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH209440


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