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I have a SQL Server 2012 installation that has some issues with SQL Server Agent because of which I cannot schedule a job or a maintenance plan to take backup.

What I am trying to do is to create a SQL Server job on SQL Server 2008 R2 and take backup of the SQL Server 2012 databases. Can someone suggest how to achieve this?

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You should fix the SQL agent first.

as a temporary workaround, you can use SQLCMD and schedule it using windows scheduler for doing backups.

no need to spawn a job from different server and do the backup on another server.

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