VSS Writer showing retryable error and how to reset
Hi All, I'm having problem in starting the Symantec VSS writer from the services console, see the following diagnosis log: Log Name: System, source: Service Control Manager, date: PM, event ID: 7023. Here's the pop up message content when i tried to start the service manually from the c: Windows could not start the Backup Exec VSS Provider service on Local Computer. Error 0x80004015: The class is configured to run as a security id different from the caller c:Windowssystem32 vssadmin list writers vssadmin 1.1 - Volume Shadow Copy Service administrative command-line tool. Task Category: None, level: Error, keywords: Classic, user: N/A, computer: m, description: The Backup Exec VSS Provider service terminated with the following error: The class is configured to run as a security id different from the caller #. Writer Instance Id: b7312b38-21e6-4256-a6a4-22b7d092a631, state: 1 Stable. Last error: No error, writer name: 'Registry Writer'. Writer Id: afbab4a2-367d-4d15-a586-71dbb18f8485, writer Instance Id: f9a08539-b34b-43f0-9f4e-e063721c801d, state: 1 Stable. Last error: No error, writer name: 'Shadow Copy Optimization Writer writer Id: 4dc3bdd4-ab48-4d07-adb0-3bee2926fd7f, writer Instance Id: f66756d6-4aab-487d-a9c8-47fe2cc8e8d6, state: 1 Stable. Last error: No error Writer name: 'IIS Metabase Writer' Writer Id: 59b1f0cf-90ef-465f-9609-6ca8b2938366 Writer Instance Id: 0af9df28-119b-4177-9ea1-7f84eeadbdb8 State: 9 Failed Last error: Timed out Writer name: 'COM regdb Writer' Writer Id: 542da469-d3e1-473c-9f4f-7847f01fc64f Writer Instance Id: 9ba3b2ccb9-894b-d084464aef29 State: 1 Stable Last error: No error Writer name: 'SPSearch VSS Writer' Writer Id: 57af97e4-4a76-4ace-a756-d11e8f0294c7 Writer Instance Id: 9f4ab399-ff20-4dae-9063-7b737d52edd3 State: 9 Failed Last error: Timed. Writer name: 'System Writer writer Id: e8132975-6f93-4464-a53e-1050253ae220, writer Instance Id: 34de22c6-4a77-4af6-9ae6-1b4eee4d629b, state: 1 Stable. Last error: No error, writer name: 'SqlServerWriter writer Id: a65faa63-5ea8-4ebc-9dbd-a0c4db26912a, writer Instance Id: c6074e-d8cc7d08f644. State: 8 Failed, last error: Non-retryable error, writer name: 'ASR Writer writer Id: be000cbe-11fe-4426-9c58-531aa6355fc4. This happens on Windows Server 2008 Standard x64 which has SQL Server 2008 SP1 and SharePoint 2007 SP2 Thanks, AWT.