Block Level Engine Service kills network dead
Posted on 2011-09-05
SBS 2011, patched up to date. All goes well, small network of 7 PCs. At exactly the same time each day the network grinds to a halt and the System Log shows, one after the other:
The Block Level Backup Engine Service service entered the running state.
The Volume Shadow Copy service entered the running state.
The Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider service entered the running state.
The WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service service entered the running state.
The Group Policy settings for the computer were processed successfully. There were no changes detected since the last successful processing of Group Policy.
The Volume Shadow Copy service entered the stopped state.
This all takes 5 minutes & 35 seconds, after which the network returns to normal speed.
Volume Shadow Copy is scheduled to happen at 07:00 & 12:00. The above happens lately at 14:00, but has been happening at 16:00. Noidea where this is being scheduled from.
Can anyone suggest a course of action?