The statement BACKUP LOG is not allowed while the recovery model is SIMPLE. Use BACKUP DATABASE or change the recovery model using ALTER DATABASE.

 

ERROR MESAGGE:

“The statement BACKUP LOG is not allowed while the recovery model is SIMPLE. Use BACKUP DATABASE or change the recovery model using ALTER DATABASE.”

EXPLANATION:

You receive this error when you try to back up the Transaction Log of a database that has the Recovery Model SIMPLE.

SOLUTION:

A Transaction Log backup of a database that has the SIMPLE Recovery Model cannot be taken.

For more information about Recovery Models, please read the article “What is Database Recovery Model“.

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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