Error: 'The specified primary_server_name.primary_database_name ('A') already exists.' when creating a new log shipping plan. when creating a new log shipping plan - only in Version 5.0
Note: The value ('A') may be any alpha character.
If a Log Shipping plan is deleted from the primary sever and a new one is created using the same primary and secondary databases, the error 'An Entry for Primary Server', Primary database ' Already Exists' displays onscreen during setup of the secondary server.
The Subscriber Server may not be registered in LiteSpeed or Subscriber SQL Server Service is not running
Fixed in a future version of LiteSpeed.
1. Backup the MSDB table on the secondary (Subscriber) server.
2. In the MSDB table dbo.log_shipping_secondary_databases delete the entry for the first Log Shipping plan listed in the column "secondary_database".
3. In the MSDB table dbo.log_shipping_secondary delete the entry for the second Log Shipping plan (listed in the column "primary_sever" with database being log shipped listed in that row as "primary_database".
When the LiteSpeedLocal database is created to allow LiteSpeed Log Shipping, the following tables are created in the msdb database:
Log_Shipping_databases, Log_Shipping_monitor, Log_Shipping_plan, Log_Shipping_plan_databases, Log_Shipping_plan_history, Log_Shipping_primaries, Log_Shipping_secondaries.