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AOFO: Initialization failure on: "\\xxxxxx\Shadow?Copy?Components". Advanced Open File Option used: Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS). Snapshot provider error (0xE000FED1): A failure occurred querying the Writer status. Check the Windows Event Viewer for details. Writer Name: Active Directory, Writer ID: {B2014C9E-8711-4C5C-A5A9-3CF384484757}, Last error: The VSS Writer failed, but the operation can be retried (0x800423f3), State: Failed during freeze operation (9). Consult your Microsoft documentation for details. Check the Windows Event Viewer for corresponding application or
system errors.
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Modify the Advanced Open File Option and change the snapshot provider from automatic to "System - Use Microsoft..."  (job properties, settings, advanced) Also ensure the Shadow Copy service is set to automatic.
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Thanks. Issue is resolved
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