Please check out this articlefirst, if this solve your issue. When that happend, the "Drive C: is invalid or you do not have access" would be logged and the backup would abort. I was backing up to a fully loaded, fast workstation. and now the back up fails exactly at 4.30 am ( to the second.) Looking at the event logs there is a information event shortly (32 secs) after the backup failure.. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/63b656ce-c006-4e7e-9507-994e0ac3277e/sbs-2003-backup-failure?forum=smallbusinessserver
I know it uses VSS and if it completes without error I think that's pretty definative proof that VSS is working correctly. windows-server-2003 backup vss share|improve this question edited Jun 9 '11 at 22:34 Ben Pilbrow 11.1k42654 asked Jun 9 '11 at 22:28 Liza V 2514 add a comment| 3 Answers 3 active I almost went out and bought a 4TB networked remote storage box. All rights reserved.
This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. Has backup previously worked and is now just begining to fail or perhaps it hasn't been working all along. I'd like to know, so suggestions are welcome. Launching NTBackup: ntbackup.exe backup "@C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows Small Business Server\Backup\Small Business Backup Script.bks" /d "SBS Backup created on 4/24/2008 at 9:51 AM" /v:yes /r:no /rs:no /hc:off /m normal /j "Small Business
Jono-I did look through the logs, but unfortunately I was and unable to figure out what is going on as I say, I know very little about this stuff Simplebeian-I agree Here is the report from the backup log: Backup Status Operation: Backup Active backup destination: File Media name: "Backup 2011-06-09.bkf created 6/9/2011 at 3:02 PM" Volume shadow copy creation: Attempt 1. Then create the storage for each volume you backup. https://forum.acronis.com/forum/38182 I am going to try the backup group thingy.
My current plan is to apply all of the Windows updates available this weekend, along with the volume shadow copy, hot fixes, and see if that makes any difference. Mostly on smaller backup attemts, say below 20gb. Unfortunately, I still have no idea what to do about it, but I will copy the log here in the hopes that somebody can point me in the right direction. Indeed the shadow copy storage for the C drive was full.
Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Created a vault for backups to be stored, which is on a 3TB INTERNAL SATA 3 hard drive. LEARN MORE Join & Write a Comment Already a member? windows backup network-attached-storage windows-sbs-2003 ntbackup share|improve this question asked May 30 '09 at 16:35 Karsten 278311 What kind of NAS are you using?
Using the Intel raid manager I was looking for further problems with the raid drives. check over here deleting folders with spaces in their names using xargs Is cardinality a well defined function? If it is a small network, try swapping the switch. I will continue my investigation. :-) 1 This discussion has been inactive for over a year.
However (as stated initially) I ran command: "vssadmin list writers" all came back with no error. Login. That doesn't mean it will work for you, of course, but it might be some kind of clue. http://wx2me.com/sbs-2003/sbs-2003-backup-unexpected-error-occurred.php I'm still having problem and would like to know if anybody has any suggestions.
If there is anything else we can do for you, please let me know. There are lots of walkthroughs on scripting NTBackup, or I can post a script here. I am trying to backup to an external hard-drive (FreeAgent 300GB).
I eventually found the following error in event viewer: Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Unexpected error calling routine CoCreateInstance. Never-the-less due to some other upgrade efforts in the office I now had some extra ram of the right type for the server. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/817688 It's patched in Service Pack 2 for Windows 2003 Server (which is also now available). Subscribe to our monthly newsletter for tech news and trends Membership How it Works Gigs Live Careers Plans and Pricing For Business Become an Expert Resource Center About Us Who We
Try plugging your server into a different switch port(s). One NIC is connected to the production network and the other NIC is used to connect to a backup network to dump .BKF files to an SMB CIFS share on a Seems odd that every 3rd day they fail..... 0 Sonora OP J Chatenay Sep 16, 2013 at 5:33 UTC I change the drives out every Sunday. weblink more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed
Comments are closed Recent posts Users plead with Borland to give up .NETIE7 to be released 18th October,...If Microsoft doesn't use UAC, why...Google's unsettling lack of directionVista security: now prove it Please send your comments, suggestions, or concerns to Managers or submit your feedback here.Top Fri, 2012-12-21 16:01 #8 ChCoHa Offline Beginner Joined: 2012-12-16 Posts: 10 Peter Yes it was under Thing is, Admininistrator is a member of the backup operators, SP2 is installed and the problem still happens. The nice thing about scheduling a script is you can have your script do things like "dir \\192.168.x.y\backup\pdc 1>>log.txt 2>>&1" to help diagnose errors (in this case presumably you'll get an
current community blog chat Server Fault Meta Server Fault your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. Testing Environment VirtualBox VM. It didn't seem much of a problem for daily operation. It's confusing but try to see which file is open/locked during the verify process or the backup process.
Backup completed on 11/27/2010 at 4:34 PM. Backup completed on 11/27/2010 at 10:02 AM.