error 2209 when restore vmm


  • Hello,

    I need to reinstall  VMM2008 R2.

    1. On fresh fully patched Server 2008R2 I installed VMM 2008 R2. I can open VMM console.

    2. Then I try to restore my VMM 2008 from  the backup created using Backup Virtual Machine Manager (in the console).

    I use the instruction from :

    But get the error 2209. What I am missing?

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2\bin>scv
    mmrecover -path c:\restore -confirm
    SCVMMRecover 2.0 - Virtual Machine Manager database recovery command-line tool.
    Copyright (c) 2008 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

    Error ID: 2209
    Failed to recover database VirtualManagerDB from location c:\restore to SQL serv
    er. The SQL error is:
    Unable to connect to the VMM database because of a general database failure.
    Ensure that the SQL Server is running and configured correctly, then try the ope
    ration again. Ensure that the specified file is a valid VMM database backup.



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