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error "Incompatible incremental backup" while restoring backup

Dear Team,

We are doing migration of SAPCS & MaxDB from one windows server 2003 to

another windows server 2008.

We have installated SAPCS 6.4 & MaxDB 7.6 fresh on target server &

taken offline backup (cold backup) on disk from source & copied to target.

While restoring backup on target server we are facing below error:


-24988,ERR_SQL: SQL error

-111,Incompatible incremental backup

6,Data recovery failed

17,Servertask Info: because Error in backup task occured

10,Job 1 (Backup / Restore Medium Task) [executing] WaitingT98


6,Error in backup task occured, Error code 1040 "incompatible_savefile"

Pls find more details of source & target system for your information

Source system:

OS Windows2003

MaxDB version

Target system:

OS Windows 2008R2

MaxDB Version

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    Posted on Nov 16, 2015 at 12:52 PM

    Dear Manish,

    please show us the dbm.knl log files from source and target DB in order to be able to compare the used backup for recovery.
    Regards Balázs

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