AnyBackup-Microsoft SQL Server expand the data sources fails with error:(local) instance does not start.

2020-06-15 1052 0


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Applied Versions

· AnyBackup 6.0.x

· AnyBackup 5.0.x

· EBackup 5.0.x



In AnyBackup, when you try to expand SQL Server data sources, it fails and prompts the following error:

(local) instance does not start.




Failed to expand the data sources of SQL Server database in AnyBackup.



AnyBackup Console is unable to acquire SQL Server data sources while the SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER) service is not running.

Note: As shown in the following steps, the service name is SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER) for example.



To resolve this issuemake sure SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER) service is running, if not, please follow the steps below to start the SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER) service:

1.      Log in to the target Windows operating system.

2.      Click Start, open SQL Server Configuration Manager.

3.      Click SQL Server Services, select SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER) service and right-click, then click Start to start SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER) service.



More Information

Microsoft SQL Server runs on the operating systems as a service. A service is a type of application that runs in the system background. Services usually provide core operating system features, such as Web serving, event logging, or file serving. For more information of SQL Server services, please refer to Microsoft SQL Server article: Manage the Database Engine Services. & Korea)