Some tasks and advanced options can be unavailable if you do not select Use LiteSpeed when configuring tasks. See About Automating Maintenance Tasks for more information.
If you receive one of the following error messages, you probably need the Backward Compatibility components installed:
For more information, see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955626.
LiteSpeed plans may fail after the in-place upgrade of SQL Server. Upgrade LiteSpeed Maintenance Plans
Enable advanced logging and review log files for errors or work with Quest Software support to identify and resolve plan problems. Reporting and Logging in Maintenance Plans
NOTE: For all scenarios, the best is to upgrade all of your servers to the latest LiteSpeed version.