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VSS writer - Microsoft Exchange Writer Failed or Waiting for completion

Tiras25 asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
This is for Exchange 2007 on SBS2008

VSS writer - Microsoft Exchange Writer Failed or Waiting for completion

Cause: The VSS writer for Exchange Server enables applications to back up and restore Exchange storage groups that are stored on hardware that supports the VSS.

I am not very familiar with this environment.  Please advice on how to troubleshoot the VSS errors.

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