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Barracuda Backup

How can I resolve errors of the form "Error creating snapshot virtual machine path/name" when backing up virtual machines with my Barracuda Backup Service?

  • Type: Knowledgebase
  • Date changed: 5 years ago

Solution #00006225

 

Scope:

Barracuda Backup Service Firmware 5.0 and above

 

Answer:
The two most common causes for this issue are:

1) The size of the snapshot being created is larger than the available free space on the data store and/or

2) A VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service) writer error occurred. These VSS errors and solutions are explained in more detail using the following links below:

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1028924

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1018194


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https://campus.barracuda.com/solution/501600000013LajAAE