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The job failed with the following error: A failure occurred querying the Writer status

Created: 30 Mar 2012 | 4 comments

Hi,

I have installed Symantec Exec 2010 on Windows2008 R2 Datacenter.

I have sheduled three backups long before.

Two backups are fine and good.

But, recently Only one specific backup started failing continuesly even if we keep on trying/monitoring with VSS service.

And error I am getting as subject line.

Please advice.

Thanks,

Sri

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CraigV's picture

Hi,

You can restart the server in question, or reregister the VSS writers on that server as per the TN below:

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH70486

Thanks!

Alternative ways to access Backup Exec Technical Support:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/blogs/alte...

Srinivasu M's picture

Hi,

Sorry for the Delayed reply.

Actually I am following up with Microsoft regarding VSS failing.

For your information, This issue is remain same and not yet solved.

Microsoft telling that Backup Exec bugs may be the reason.

Please do update if you have any correct solution in this regard.

I will update rest after finish with microsoft.

Thanks,

Sri

CraigV's picture

Backup Exec calls VSS from Microsoft...

If your server isn't updated with the latest BE patches, then run LiveUpdate a couple of times to do so...then check again.

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