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I have a SQL Server 2014 up and running and I am trying to backup a specific database to Azure storage. I created a credential using the storage account name as identity and the primary key as password. Then I tried to backup the database to URL but I get the following error:

TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
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Backup failed for Server '*****'.  (Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoExtended)

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

System.Data.SqlClient.SqlError: A nonrecoverable I/O error occurred on file "https://******.blob.core.windows.net/backupcontainer/demo_backup_2016_06_22_110957.bak:" Backup to URL received an exception from the remote endpoint. Exception Message: The remote server returned an error: (400) Bad Request.. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo)
  • please post your backup command for us to repro the issue.error code 400 means some thing is wrong with your query.also try tracing through fiddler – TheGameiswar Jun 22 '16 at 11:23
  • I did the backup from SSMS interface not command line. I choose backup to URL and enter the credential and link to azure storage account then I get the pmentioned error. – Anas Jun 23 '16 at 8:09
  • You will have an option to script out – TheGameiswar Jun 23 '16 at 8:13
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I figured out what the problem is. When I created the storage account I choose the kind to be "Blob Storage". It must be "General Purpose" to work. The backup steps was correct, the problem was with the kind of storage account.

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