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System call Failed

Created: 07 Aug 2013 | 1 comment

NEtbackup and Windows server 2008 R2 platform

We are getting some peculiar error message in full backup of a server in Image level backups using VM-Ware method.

Error message is System call failed.

And after running 250 GB of total 300GB its getting error but incremental backups for the server is running fine and File-Level (MS-Windows)

policy backups are running fine.

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CRZ's picture

We'd need more information.  Can you set up VxMS logging?

This TechNote may not directly apply to your issue but does include instructions for setting up VxMS logging as well as a brief discussion about network robustness as a cause of these kinds of errors:

VMware vStorage backups failing with system call failed(11) during periods of high activity | APPLBN | 761LBN