Is the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) disabled?

Article:TECH188384  |  Created: 2012-05-09  |  Updated: 2013-04-03  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH188384
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Is the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) disabled?


Solution



This report examines the configuration of the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)  to determine if it is disabled or exited with errors.
 
Without the VSS service running, backups may fail.

Backup applications in Windows rely on VSS for various Snapshot operations.

For more information on how each product works with VSS to create Snapshots, refer to the links under related documents.

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"Is the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) disabled?".



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351549


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH188384


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