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Volume Shadow Copy Service(VSS) not running schedule on Domain Controllers

Posted on 2006-11-01
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The service works if I manually do a copy, but the schedule will not run.  I get the following error.

Task Scheduler

General page initialization failed.
The specific error is:
0x8007000d: The data is invalid.
An error has occurred attempting to retrieve account information.  You may continue editing the task object, but will be unable to change account information.


I have tried running it with the domain Administrator account as well as my own account.  I think its a permissions issue with the domain.  This service did work fine on these machines before they were promoted to DCs.  Thanks for you help.
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by:SeanUK777
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backup data..

remove shadow copy from the drive you have specified (disable it)

then re-enable it..
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you might want to specify/create a service account..
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by:JMPENG
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That worked, specified a domain service account.  Restarted the service, deleted the schedule and recreated and it worked.  Thanks.
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SMANS was actually the better answer, but the topic was closed already.
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