VSS error events logged on source machines with IBM Tivoli Backup during migration

  • 7008576
  • 12-May-2011
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Applies to: Portability Suite 8+, Migrate 9+, Protect 10+ and Forge 2.5+

Situation

When trying to migrate or protect a server with IBM Tivoli Backup you may run into VSS errors.

Resolution

1. Apply the following to resolve this issue:
 
2. Ensure that storage area space for volume shadow copy is set to unlimited. This can be checked in the properties of a volume (under Shadow Copies > Settings).

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