Exchange 2003, 2007 or 2010 backup may fail with the error - VFF Open Failure. This can be caused by low memory or disk resources

Article:TECH135286  |  Created: 2010-01-09  |  Updated: 2013-03-05  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH135286
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



During a backup of Exchange 2003, 2007 or 2010 the job may fail with the error "VFF Open Failure. This can be caused by low memory or disk resources."


Error



Unable to complete the operation for the selected resource using the specified options for the following reason: VFF Open Failure. This can be caused by low memory or disk resources.

SGMON reports the following:
BEREMOTE: [06/30/10 10:21:19] [6180] Timed out when waiting for thread shutdown
 


Solution



This issue has been resolved in Backup Exec 2010 R3 Service Pack 2
http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH178798


Supplemental Materials

SourceETrack
Value2086412
Description

VFF Open Failure. This can be caused by low memory or disk resources. (Timed out when waiting for thread shutdown)



Legacy ID



357363


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH135286


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