Backup job fails with :"Final error: 0xe0008516 - Resources specified for snapshot do not have any valid data on them. Check if files were deleted or renamed." if the Advanced Open File Option (AOFO) is selected to snap DFS shares from root drive on Windows 2003 Servers

Article:TECH67286  |  Created: 2009-01-29  |  Updated: 2014-05-14  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH67286
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Issue



Backup job fails with :"Final error: 0xe0008516 - Resources specified for snapshot do not have any valid data on them. Check if files were deleted or renamed." if the Advanced Open File Option (AOFO) is selected to snap DFS shares from root drive on Windows 2003 Servers


Error



Completed status: Failed Final error: 0xe0008516 - Resources specified for snapshot do not have any valid data on them. Check if files were deleted or renamed. Final error category: System Errors.

AOFO: Initialization failure on: "Microsoft Information Store". Advanced Open File Option used: Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS).


Cause



1. Incorrect selection of DFS resources in the backup job

 OR
2. If Advanced Open file option (AOFO) is selected in the backup job to snap DFS shares from root drive on Windows 2003 Servers.

Solution



To resolve the issue,
The configurations that use DFSR Data, protect the replicated data by running a Shadow Copy Components Distributed File System Replication Backup of the replicated data on any server that is hosting the replicated data. 
  
NOTE: The information listed above only pertains to Windows 2003 Systems.
            Windows 2000 Systems that host the DFS Root must be backed up via User-defined Selections. 
 
How to create a User-defined Selection in Backup Exec for Windows Servers:
For more information on Distributed File System Replication, review the following Microsoft TechNet Article:
 Distributed File System Replication: Frequently Asked Questions:
 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc773238.aspx 

Supplemental Materials

SourceError Code
Value0xe0008516
Description

Resources specified for snapshot do not have any valid data on them. Check if files were deleted or renamed.



Legacy ID



318308


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