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How to Resolve "Error Creating Snapshot" Error During ESX/ESXi Virtual Machine Backup

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This article describes how to resolve the error "Error creating snapshot" encountered while backing up an ESX/ESXi virtual machine (VM), as shown in the following image:

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The most common causes for this error are the size of the snapshot being created is larger than the available free space on the datastore, or a vss writer error.

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