The DHCP service encountered the following error when backing up the database: %1

Details
Product: Windows Operating System
Event ID: 1016
Source: DHCPServer
Version: 5.2
Symbolic Name: EVENT_SERVER_DATABASE_BACKUP
Message: The DHCP service encountered the following error when
backing up the database: %1
   
Explanation

The DHCP service could not access the database to perform the backup.

Possible causes include:

  • Another program is accessing the database.
  • The database and its backup directories were moved from the default location.
   
User Action

To resolve this problem, do one of the of the following:

  • Verify that other programs, such as an antivirus program, are not accessing the database. If such a program is accessing the database, make sure that the program does not scan the directory where the database is stored.
  • Verify that the database and its backup directories are located in the default folder.

For more information about this problem, see articles 216793 and 129730 in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

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