Backup Exec Remote Agent crashes on Media server during VMware backups
|Article:TECH201471|||||Created: 2013-01-09|||||Updated: 2013-02-14|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH201471|
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When attempting to backup virtual machines using the Agent for VMware, the Backup Exec Remote Agent may crash on the Backup Exec server.
Application Error 1000
Faulting application name: beremote.exe, version: 14.0.1798.0, time stamp: 0x4f1e02d7
Faulting module name: vddkWrapper.dll, version: 14.0.1798.54, time stamp: 0x50d34d8c
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x000000000001a0ea
Faulting process id: 0x1954
Faulting application start time: 0x01cded514cc96023
Faulting application path:
C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\beremote.exe
Faulting module path:
C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\vddkWrapper.dll
- Stop all Backup Exec services on the Media sever
- Set the following registry keys to a value of "0"
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Symantec\Backup Exec for Windows\Backup Exec\Engine\Vmware Agent\Enable Buffered Reads
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Symantec\Backup Exec for Windows\Backup Exec\Engine\Vmware Agent\Enable Buffered Writes
- Start all Backup Exec Services
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Please be sure to refer back to this document periodically as any changes to the status of the issue will be reflected here.
Customers experiencing this issue are encouraged to contact Symantec Technical Support as data is still being collected to assist in resolving this issue.
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