• Management Pack:  SQL Server 2008
  • MP Version:  7.0.4.0
  • Released:  4/18/2018
  • Publisher:  Microsoft

Database Backup Status Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.SQLServer.2008.Database.DBBackupStatusMonitor
  • Description:  This monitor checks the status of the database backup as reported by Microsoft® SQL Server™. Note that the monitor ignores Always On databases. Therefore, it is always "green" for those databases. For backups of Always On databases, use the dedicated monitors at the Availability Group.
  • Target:  SQL Server 2008 DB
  • Enabled:  No

Operational States

Name State Description
Backup-to-Date Success  
Backup Expired Error  

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Backup Period (days) 7 Backup Period
Interval (seconds) 86400 The recurring interval of time in seconds in which to run the workflow.
Synchronization Time   The synchronization time specified by using a 24-hour format. May be omitted.
Timeout (seconds) 300 Specifies the time the workflow is allowed to run before being closed and marked as failed.

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
Backup Expired (Error) Database backup should be performed Medium Critical Yes

Run As Profiles

Name
Default

Monitor Knowledgebase

Summary

This monitor checks the existence and age of database backup as reported by Microsoft® SQL Server™. This is performed by running a query against the master database of the SQL instance and returning the age of the database backup.

Causes

Database has not been backed up for too long.

Resolutions

You should perform a database backup to resolve the issue.

To eliminate this issue in future it is recommended to schedule an automated backup according to the needs of the application and business requirements.

External References

Best Practice recommendations for SQL Server Database Backups

See Also for SQL Server 2008 Management Pack


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