Blue screen errors on a target file server after installing the Enterprise Vault (EV) File System Archiving (FSA) Agent.

Article:TECH181214  |  Created: 2012-02-10  |  Updated: 2013-09-04  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH181214
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



After installing the FSA agent on a target file server the server experiences a blue screen.

Uninstalling the FSA Agent will make the server operational again.


Error



An analysis of the memory dump file may show the following:

 

STACK_TEXT: 
fffff880`02199ae8 fffff800`02068fcc : 00000000`00000018 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`ff886720 00000000`00000002 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`02199af0 fffff880`06f63f4e : 00000000`00000003 00000000`c000000d fffffa80`c8a29110 fffffa80`c8a29110 : nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+0x462d1
fffff880`02199b50 fffff880`01398f13 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`c8a29110 fffffa80`ff886720 : evmf!EvWorkerGetDosVolumeName+0x476 [v:\redistributables\intel\filesystemfilter\evminifilter\source\src\evmf_init.c @ 3119]
fffff880`02199c70 fffff800`020de7e1 : fffff880`01398ed0 fffff800`022765a0 fffffa80`c1505040 00000000`00003000 : fltmgr!FltpProcessGenericWorkItem+0x43
fffff880`02199cb0 fffff800`023716fa : 00000000`00000000 fffffa80`c1505040 00000000`00000080 fffffa80`c14f8840 : nt!ExpWorkerThread+0x111
fffff880`02199d40 fffff800`020afb46 : fffff880`01fb0180 fffffa80`c1505040 fffff880`01fbb0c0 00000000`00000000 : nt!PspSystemThreadStartup+0x5a
fffff880`02199d80 00000000`00000000 : fffff880`0219a000 fffff880`02194000 fffff880`021998d0 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiStartSystemThread+0x16

SYMBOL_NAME:  evmf!EvWorkerGetDosVolumeName+476

FOLLOWUP_NAME:  MachineOwner

MODULE_NAME: evmf

IMAGE_NAME:  evmf.sys

DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP:  4ebd8e56

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID:  X64_0x18_OVER_DEREFERENCE_evmf!EvWorkerGetDosVolumeName+476

BUCKET_ID:  X64_0x18_OVER_DEREFERENCE_evmf!EvWorkerGetDosVolumeName+476

 


Environment



Windows 2008 R2 x64


Solution



 

Implementation of the following registry key on the target file server where the FSA agent is installed has proven to work around this issue.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\EvFilter\

DWORD value
Enter the name as IncrementVPBCount
Set the value as 1
 


Supplemental Materials

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Value2673734
Description

Customer is unable to create placeholders for a particular target and unable to retrieve existing placeholders.



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