A Backup Operation for a SharePoint Server Stops Responding in a Pending State

Article ID: SP0002 A backup operation for a SharePoint server stops responding in a pending state because permission settings are incorrect.

Symptom

A backup operation for a SharePoint server stops responding in a pending state.

Cause

If permissions for a SharePoint server are incorrect at the service account level, then a backup operation might stop responding in a pending state.

Resolution

From the SharePoint Server Properties dialog box, validate the SharePoint user account that you use to run backup operations and restore operations. Verify that the user account has full administrator privileges.

For more information, see SharePoint Server Properties (General), Validate Account.