VSS

With the Enabled VSS support option Acronis True Image Echo errors out with the "Unable to create volume snapshot" error message when trying to backup a hard disk drive with EISA diagnostic partition

Instructions on how to enable Microsoft native VSS instead of the default Acronis VSS in Acronis Backup & Recovery 10

As a workaround, disable the VSS support in Acronis True Image Echo

Make sure the backup is run under administrator or that you back up without using VSS

Installation of Acronis Product fails with SnapVssProvider Error in MSI log. This article provides information on how to find, identify and resolve typical errors in MSI logs of Acronis software.

Compatibility issue of Acronis True Image with NTBackup

Acronis VSS provider is used to initiate creation of VSS snapshot, but MS VSS service is actually used

Backup on Windows XP fails with error "Failed to create volume snapshot" if MS SQL Server is installed.

The reason is that the backup was created with disabled VSS support

How to collect Volume Shadow Copy Service (Volume Snapshot Service) log files

Unlock the partition using diskpart

You either have 1) Windows Server 2008 R2, or 2) Windows Small Business Server 2011, or 3) EFI system partition, or 4) EISA service partition

This article describes how to resolve and troubleshoot the error "Error creating snapshot" encountered while backing up a physical or virtual machine. Generally following snapshot errors may occur:

VSS-Backup fails with "The shadow copy provider had an unexpected error while trying to process the specified operation". To solve this issue, troubleshoot the VSS provider mentioned in the message.

Instructions on how to enable Microsoft native VSS instead of the default Acronis VSS in Acronis Backup

You are running a single-pass backup of SQL instances that fails with the error. To fix this issue, re-register the VSS service

While using the VSS backup option to back up complex applications, you may encounter issues with creating volume snapshot/shadow copy. This article provides instructions on how to troubleshoot and resolve such issues.

Recovery of MS Exchange database/storage group fails if committed transaction log is missing in the backup

The “File Server VSS Agent Service” role service must be enabled on the file server hosting SMB3.0 share.

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