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Veeam Backup problem

I have Veeam backing up locally to a NAS and want to get it to backup to our other site (100 Mb link)

I have set up the Backup repository etc. but when I run it I get error:
"Error: Client error: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process. Failed to create or open file"

Can anybody help?
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Are you referencing the new site location via UNC path?
HKFueyAuthor Commented:
Yes: \\Server\share user has full control permissions
Haresh NikumbhSr. Tech leadCommented:
have you check this link?

only solution I found that rebooting the Repository server to kill the process and re-try the job it went through.


check if reboot solve this issue
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You will need a proxy server at the remote site.

CIFS (SMB) Share
CIFS (SMB)shares do not support Veeam agents, therefore data sent to the SMB share is written
directly from a proxy server assigned to the job (by default, the role of such a proxy server is
performed by the Veeam Backup server). However, if you plan to move VM data to an offsite CIFS
repository over a WAN link, it is recommended that you deploy an additional proxying Windows
server in the remote site, closerto the CIFS repository. Veeam Backup & Replication will deploy a
Veeam agent on that server, which will improve data transfer performance:the efficient Veeam
traffic stream will be sent between two proxies while keeping the CIFS traffic local to the storage
HKFueyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help!
I blog about Veeam B&R 7 bugs, hope u find it interesting:

Veeam's product has critical issues with Hyper-V VM backup in Windows 2012, Veeam is trying to hide it

Veeam reclassified critical bugs of VBR7 into non-critical?

I've collected bug reports on the most critical issues of VBR7 in my blog:
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