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Can I mix use SQL Server backup software Microsoft SQL Server Agent in backing up a database?

No .

If you define backup jobs for same database in both backup utilties, Microsoft SQL Server dose not record the program who create backups. When you plan to restore this database , you will find you are in a complicated situation , such as, you may need a full backup created by SQL Server Agent and a differential backup created by SQL Server Backup software. It is strong recommended that you just select one SQL Server Backup utility to back up your database.

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