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SQL SERVER – FIX: Msg 3132, Level 16 – The Media Set has 2 Media Families but Only 1 are Provided. All Members Must be Provided
This blog is a response to a comment on our blog. Have you ever encountered below error related to media set?
Msg 3132, Level 16, State 1, Line 15
The media set has 2 media families but only 1 are provided. All members must be provided.
Msg 3013, Level 16, State 1, Line 15
RESTORE DATABASE is terminating abnormally.
SQL SERVER – Service Pack Error – Index (Zero Based) Must be Greater Than or Equal to Zero and Less Than the Size of the Argument List
Recently I came across an issue where I was not able to fix directly. My client reported below error in Skype, which is related to a service pack.
My every interaction with client teaches me something new. Recently someone contacted me through email and informed that they have issues with SQL Server Startup. When we checked ERRORLOG, we found below messages at the end of the ERRORLOG where Via Support library was mentioned.
SQL SERVER – Msg 3035, Level 16 – Cannot Perform a Differential Backup for Database “SQLAuthority”, Because a Current Database Backup Does not Exist
If we look at the error in the subject line, it is very clear that a full backup is needed so that the differential backup chain can be initiated. If this happens to a newly created database, then it makes sense and there is no need for me to write a blog. There was an interesting finding about the cause of this error, other than obvious one, so sharing it. Let us see another error related to differential backup.
SQL SERVER – Login Failed. The Login is From an Untrusted Domain and Cannot be Used with Windows Authentication
In SQL Server, there are error few messages which can be caused due to multiple reasons. One of the famous example is “Login Failed for User” error message. If you have seen this earlier, you would know that this message can come due to incorrect user name, incorrect password, incorrect database and many more other reasons. Whenever I see login failed, I look at SQL Server ERRORLOG to see the exact cause.
SQL SERVER – OS Error 13 – The Data is Invalid OS Error 87 – The Parameter is Incorrect – Various Errors due to Faulty Media or Hardware
One of my clients contacted me to see if I can provide any help in doing data recovery. Since my expert area is performance tuning, I offered them quick 15-minute time to see what the errors are and whether I have some techniques to recover the data for invalid OS error 87.