If you create and administer backups, you will have heard the term VSS. You may even know that VSS runs in the background while a backup takes place. Knowing that is usually enough but if you’re customizing your backups or encountering VSS problems it helps to know more.
With the upcoming release of Exchange Granular Restore from its beta, we thought now might be a good time to run through the parts of the add-on that will be most useful to you.
Chances are a great deal of your important data is generated or managed by a VSS application. You might have emails managed by an Exchange server or your customer accounts indexed by a SQL database. Knowing which applications use VSS will tell you the best way to back them up. If an app uses VSS
Re-registering The VSS Writers is the 2nd of 3 videos demonstrating how you can trouble-shoot VSS backup problems. If you have viewed your event logs after a failed backup and discovered that you have VSS errors on your system such as a ‘Catastrophic failure’, your VSS writers may be unstable. Re-registering the VSS writers can
Locating VSS Errors In Backup Logs is the 1st of 3 videos demonstrating how you can trouble-shoot VSS backup problems. If you’re unfamiliar with VSS errors, issues related to imaging backups can be difficult to diagnose. Many of the VSS related error messages released by Microsoft can be ambiguous, requiring further investigation by the user.
Discovery of another cause for the BA910 Volume Shadow Copy Error 0x8004230f – unexpected provider error
Hello World! Aarthi here! Linus and I have uncovered a very interesting cause for the BA910 issue. Certain Network Attached Storage devices can install their own software to make it seem as though they are a local drive when they are actually remote drives! The server where we made this discovery had a NetGear Storage