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I see this error message in log

BACKUP failed to complete the command BACKUP DATABASE model. Check the backup application log for detailed messages.

SQL Agent is disabled. I never issued backup command. There is a single user database on this server. I don't know what's going on?

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Maybe someone ran a backup using SSMS? – Ben Pilbrow Oct 14 '11 at 20:44
Only I have access to Remote. I see no other unusual activity on server. – Manish kumar Oct 14 '11 at 20:49

"Model" is one of the 4 system databases that comes with SQL Server. Most likely the SQL Server takes automatic backups of its core from time to time to cleanup transactions or something? I wouldn't imagine you should be worried about that backup command.

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This message also repeats for a user database and other core databases at the same time. – Manish kumar Oct 15 '11 at 9:27

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