"Microsoft Vss Writer Keeps Failing" RRS feed

  • Question

  • Dear All,

    I have Hyper-v 2012 R2 installed and Configured. We Have 2 Hyper-V host. For one of them backups started to fail

    We found that VSS Writer is failing with Unexpetec Error"

    I checked the Guest machine and there also hyper- v writer was failed

    We restarted the Guest and Host Machines and Writer becomes stable

    Agian we started t he backup job , but it fails again with the same Error

    Any idea whats going wrong !!!

    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 7:34 AM

All replies

  • How many VM's you have hosted on the Hyper-v host. Dose the backup fails for all the VM's or just one. If it fails for only one then at the time of the issue check check writers inside the VM if they are stable or not. 

    Check which writer is going in fail state. 

    Friday, March 31, 2017 9:03 AM