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VSSWriter

Created: 10 Sep 2013 | 2 comments

Hi

We have backupExec 2012 with latest update and Win 2012 hyperv with VM, we are doing host backup and VM backup as whole VM without any applicaiton agents. What Vss Writer BackExec using to do VM whole machine and host backup 

 

 Writer name: 'Task Scheduler Writer'
  
Writer name: 'VSS Metadata Store Writer'
  
Writer name: 'Performance Counters Writer'
  
Writer name: 'System Writer'
  
Writer name: 'ASR Writer'
  
Writer name: 'WMI Writer'
  
Writer name: 'Registry Writer'
  
Writer name: 'IIS Config Writer'
  
Writer name: 'CvWriter'
  
Writer name: 'IIS Metabase Writer'
 
Writer name: 'Microsoft Exchange Writer'
  
Writer name: 'FSCVSSWriter'
  
Writer name: 'Shadow Copy Optimization Writer'
  
Writer name: 'Cluster Database'
  
Writer name: 'COM+ REGDB Writer'
  
Writer name: 'BITS Writer'
  
 

Thanks

 

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CraigV's picture

...check within BE itself and see if it is configured to use a specific VSS writer, or set to automatic.

You can also open a command prompt and type: vssadmin list providers . This will show which VSS providers are in use, which should correspond to what shows above.

Thanks!

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