Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

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

Posted on 2006-11-01
5
2,165 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
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.
0
Comment
Question by:JMPENG
5 Comments
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:SeanUK777
ID: 17850255
backup data..

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

then re-enable it..
0
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
SeanUK777 earned 500 total points
ID: 17850261
you might want to specify/create a service account..
0
 

Author Comment

by:JMPENG
ID: 17850447
That worked, specified a domain service account.  Restarted the service, deleted the schedule and recreated and it worked.  Thanks.
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:smans
ID: 22300857
0
 

Expert Comment

by:A929
ID: 23786492
SMANS was actually the better answer, but the topic was closed already.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This may not be a text book method to resolve VSS backup issues but it seemed to have worked on few of the Windows 2003 servers we had issues while performing a Volume Shadow Copy backup. If you have issues while performing a shadow copy backup usin…
Recently, I had the need to build a standalone system to run a point-of-sale system. I’m running this on a low-voltage Atom processor, so I wanted a light-weight operating system, but still needed Windows. I chose to use Microsoft Windows Server 200…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…

791 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question