getting the following error when backing up a vmware guest server on vmware esxi 4:
Job Completion Status
Job ended: 19 April 2011 at 05:49:24
Completed status: Failed
Final error: 0x8004230f - 0x8004230f (2147754767)
Final error category: Other Errors
For additional information regarding this error refer to link V-79-32772-8975
Click an error below to locate it in the job log
Backup - AOFO: Initialization failure on: "\\server.domain.local\System?State". Advanced Open File Option used: Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS).
V-79-10000-11226 - VSS Snapshot error. The Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) snapshot provider selected returned: "Unexpected provider error". Ensure that all provider services are enabled and can be started. Check the Windows Event Viewer for details.
i cant see anything online which is causing this problem....