Symantec VSS Provider uninstall does not remove the freeze.bat script resulting in exit status 156
|Article:TECH181276|||||Created: 2012-02-12|||||Updated: 2013-10-24|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH181276|
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When Symantec VSS (Volume Snapshot Service) is uninstalled freeze.bat is not removed resulting in VM Ware snapshots failing with status 156.
VM Snapshot creation failed status 156:
Cannot create a quiesced snapshot because the (user-supplied)
custom prefreeze script in the virtual machine exited with a
nonzero return code.
NetBackup 7.5 VMWare for Microsoft Exchange option.
NetBackup VSS Provider is installed then uninstalled.
Manually remove the script "freeze.bat" from the following location:
“C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools\backupscripts.d”
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH181276