Could not backup database: The backup of full-text catalog ‘index_name’ is not permitted because it is not online

 

ERROR MESAGGE:

“Could not backup database: The backup of full-text catalog ‘index_name’ is not permitted because it is not online. Check errorlog file for the reason that full-text catalog became offline and bring it online. Or BACKUP can be performed by using the FILEGROUP or FILE clauses to restrict the selection to include only online data.”

EXPLANATION:

If the Full-text Catalog in the database you are trying to backup is not Online, then you may encounter this error when trying to get backup.

SOLUTION:

Run the following code to determine which table is using the Full-Text Index:

After running this command, tables that use Full-Text will be listed.

Remove the full-text index metadata for the related table with the below script.

You can now remove the Full-Text Catalog with the following code:

Ekrem Önsoy
Author: Ekrem Önsoy

The original article was written in Turkish by Ekrem Önsoy and translated to English by dbtut with the consent of the author. The copyright of the article belongs to the author. The author shall not be liable in any way for any defect caused by translation.

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