Volume Shadow Copy Service error - Event 12298

Posted on 2011-10-26
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
OS: Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard

I am having trouble with the VSS service and it is affecting my NTBackups.  
The Volume Shadow Copy Service error - Event 12298 is a frequent error in the event log and I suspect this is the cause of my issue.
I have attached a screen shot of the event.
I have re-registered Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and installed Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) update rollup package for Windows Server 2003.
Still no joy.
Any ideas?

Question by:the_omnific
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gwickert earned 2000 total points
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Found this: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc734401(WS.10).aspx
What else do you have running while the backup is running?

Judging by the error your server cannot handle the IO load - do you have perhaps a scheduled defrag running overnight with the backups, or something else IO intensive?

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