Thursday, April 05, 2012 8:32 AM
I have a problem backupping files in a File Cluster. I'using one cluster with multiple services/applications (SQL, Files, Print). I am able to succesfully backup SQL, but I can't backup the files.
When I want to create a protection group I select my file cluster but I don't see any content. Does anybody know what this could be?
Thursday, May 10, 2012 11:09 PMModerator
Check to see if the VSS System writer is listed in the output of:
1) Open an administrative command prompt
2) Run: Vssadmin List Writers
3) See if System Writer is listed.
To test the writer, If this is a Windows 2008 server, see if you can take a systemstate backup from an administrative command prompt run:
Wbadmin start systemstatebackup -backuptarget:c:
NOTE: The Windows backup feature must be installed for the above command to work.
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