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Volume Shadow Copy Failing

Posted on 2012-04-12
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Just tried to revert a drive with VSS and it errored.

"Failed to initiate revert of volume"

Checked the event logs and we had the below at each creation point

Have attached Application event log from VSS schedule point. +/- ten mins
Have had to change the file type to .txt, you will need to edit the extention to .evtx

Anyone any ideas?


Server is Server 2008
app-log.txt
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Log Name:      Application
Source:        VSS
Date:          12/04/2012 09:59:48
Event ID:      8193
Task Category: None
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:     dfghjkl
Description:
Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Unexpected error calling routine GetOverlappedResult.  hr = 0x80070057, The parameter is incorrect.
.

Operation:
   Revert a Shadow Copy

Context:
   Execution Context: System Provider
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
  <System>
    <Provider Name="VSS" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="0">8193</EventID>
    <Level>2</Level>
    <Task>0</Task>
    <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2012-04-12T08:59:48.000000000Z" />
    <EventRecordID>25079</EventRecordID>
    <Channel>Application</Channel>
    <Computer>dfghj</Computer>
    <Security />
  </System>
  <EventData>
    <Data>GetOverlappedResult</Data>
    <Data>0x80070057, The parameter is incorrect.
</Data>
    <Data>

Operation:
   Revert a Shadow Copy

Context:
   Execution Context: System Provider</Data>
    <Binary>2D20436F64653A205357504153594E4330303030303235352D2043616C6C3A205357504153594E4330303030303232302D205049443A202030303030303938342D205449443A202030303030333137322D20434D443A2020433A5C57696E646F77735C53797374656D33325C737663686F73742E657865202D6B2073777072762D20557365723A204E616D653A204E5420415554484F524954595C53595354454D2C205349443A532D312D352D313820</Binary>
  </EventData>
</Event>
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System event log keeps getting huge batches of these


Log Name:      System
Source:        srv
Date:          12/04/2012 10:28:50
Event ID:      2000
Task Category: None
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      75e5w3ecv
Description:
The server's call to a system service failed unexpectedly.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
  <System>
    <Provider Name="srv" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="49152">2000</EventID>
    <Level>2</Level>
    <Task>0</Task>
    <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2012-04-12T09:28:50.929620200Z" />
    <EventRecordID>219515</EventRecordID>
    <Channel>System</Channel>
    <Computer>9876regv</Computer>
    <Security />
  </System>
  <EventData>
    <Data>\Device\LanmanServer</Data>
    <Binary>0000040001002C0000000000D00700C0000000006E0200C0000000000000000000000000000000001E030203</Binary>
  </EventData>
</Event>
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1) Run chkdsk /r on your volumes.

2) make sure there are no hardware issues  ( RAM, CPU, HD, controller )

3) make sure you have a full physical backup, in case some HW is dying

4) reboot the server and try a manual backup

I hope this helps !
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never found a solution to this, basically kept reverting back to earlier and earlier points and eventually got one that worked.

sysexpert

1) had tried
2) all has been fine since
3) indeed
4) tried rebooting
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meh
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