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.

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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.

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SQL SERVER – Cannot open backup device. Operating system error 1326 (Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password.)

There might be various reasons for above error, but this case is very specific to a situation where SQL Server was installed on a machine which was in Workgroup whereas the backup destination was the server located in the domain. Here is the error message seen in SQL Agent job history. Let us learn about how to fix Operating system error 1326.

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