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Changed database from Full to simple - Maintenance plan failing

Changed database from Full to simple - Maintenance plan failing

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One of my programmers changed their database from full to Simple recovery. Saw that my job that backs up the Full Recovery mode databases failed, so I moved that database to my Simple database backup job plan and removed it from the Full Recovery job. I am unable to remove the db from the Transaction Log task on the Full Plan because when I try to edit that job "Databases with Simple Recovery will be excluded"

My transaction log backups are still failing with the following error: "The statement BACKUP LOG is not allowed while the recovery model is SIMPLE. Use BACKUP DATABASE or change the recovery model using ALTER DATABASE.
BACKUP LOG is terminating abnormally.". Possible failure reasons: Problems with the query, "ResultSet" property not set correctly, parameters not set correctly, or connection not established correctly.

Is there something else I need to do? Just want to remove that database so my Full Recovery backup job does not try to back it up.

RE: Changed database from Full to simple - Maintenance plan failing

I seem to recall that I had a similar issue at one time when I used maintenance plans. I had to drop the plan and rebuild it. That's one reason I no longer use the maintenance plans.

-SQLBill

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