Failed To Connect To Guest Agent – Veeam

Alongside other errors, you may find that Veeam’s backup fails with this error:

Failed to connect to guest agent.

As mentioned before, this error is typically accompanied by other errors, the details of which are below:

Details: Failed to connect to guest agent. Error: ‘Cannot connect to the host’s administrative share. Host: [IP Address]. Account: [Account Name]. Wind32 error: The network path was not found. Code: 53 Cannot connect…

This error is caused by Veeam being unable to connect to the guest agent performing the backup on the client. The fix to this can be found here:

Failed to index guest file system.

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