NTDS VSS Error message when running a backup
Posted on 2014-02-26
I have a Windows server 2008 R2 DC that is producing the follow error message when I run backup of the systems state.
"VSS: The writer failed due to an error that most likely would occur if another snapshot is created(NTDS)(Specific GetWriterStatus)(Snapshot continued) "
I ran the VSSDdmin list writers command and the NTDS writer is in a failed state. I re-register the dll files and reboot the server which fix the NTDS Writer.
However, when I run the backup for the Systems State for the DC, I get the same above message and the NTDS Write goes