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VSS_WS_FAILED_AT_PREPARE_SNAPSHOT

Hello,

 

When i am trying to do a backup of 03 VMs with Linux Guest OS within a Hyper-V Cluster, i receive the following error:

[Major] From: OB2BAR_VSSBAR@server.domain "HyperV" Time: 3/9/2017 10:27:21 AM
[145:575] Writer 'Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer' failed to prepare files for backup:
Reported state: VSS_WS_FAILED_AT_PREPARE_SNAPSHOT
Expected state: VSS_WS_WAITING_FOR_BACKUP_COMPLETE
Failure code: VSS_E_WRITERERROR_NONRETRYABLE

[Major] From: OB2BAR_VSSBAR@server.domain "HyperV" Time: 3/9/2017 10:27:23 AM
Cannot perform backup of:
'/Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer/Virtual Machines/Online\VMLINUX',
which contains data in:
C:\ClusterStorage\Volume1\VMLINUX\Virtual Machines\D2E19DB6-06CF-48F9-99CB-1ED82AF01A0F.xml
C:\ClusterStorage\Volume1\VMLINUX\VMLINUX_6AFCD615-5B64-4602-A95D-98C3081E36B6.avhdx
C:\ClusterStorage\Volume1\VMLINUX\VMLINUX.VHDX
C:\ClusterStorage\Volume1\VMLINUX\Snapshots\8A537738-5AB8-4C81-A5D6-B21008CD26E7.xml
C:\ClusterStorage\Volume1\VMLINUX\Snapshots\8A537738-5AB8-4C81-A5D6-B21008CD26E7\*
C:\ClusterStorage\Volume1\VMLINUX\VMLINUX_24B22B9F-BD07-4422-A9B9-A8BFE14198DD.avhdx
C:\ClusterStorage\Volume1\VMLINUX\Snapshots\24B22B9F-BD07-4422-A9B9-A8BFE14198DD.xml

Any idea ?

 

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Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert

Hello

You are getting a error message during snapshot preparation this is a 100% Microsoft task, please check event viewer for to find more details about root of issue.

 

Best Regards

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