New important Knowledgebase: DPM encountered a retryable VSS error

6:15 pm in Uncategorized by mikeresseler

Hey Guys,

Fresh from the DPM blog:

Whenever you have the following error:

Recovery point creation jobs for Microsoft Hyper-V \Backup Using Saved State\W2K8-R2 on protected_VM have been failing. The number of failed recovery point creation jobs = 1.

If the datasource protected is SharePoint, then click on the Error Details to view the list of databases for which recovery point creation failed. (ID 3114)

DPM encountered a retryable VSS error. (ID 30112 Details: VssError: The writer experienced a transient error. If the backup process is retried, the error may not reoccur.

Then check out it out @

Watch out, it is not a hotfix, but a workaround!