Article ID: 8005
AhsayACB / AhsayOBM: 8.1 or above
Cannot backup exclusively opened file (on Windows platforms) on a local hard disk.
There are many underlying components in the operating system that may come into play during the backup process to cause the VSS error. This article offers a guideline on how to troubleshoot for errors related to Volume Shadow Copy.
The following are some steps to follow for troubleshooting errors related to Volume Shadow Copy (these steps may vary depending on the operating system):
|>vssadmin list writers|
|>vssadmin list providers|
|>vssadmin delete shadows /all|
|>vssadmin resize ShadowStorage /For=C: /On=C: /MaxSize=300MB|
|>vssadmin resize ShadowStorage /For=C: /On=C: /MaxSize=10GB|
VSS, volume, shadow, copies, VSC, VS