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: […]
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Unable To Release Guest. Error: Unfreeze Error (over VIX)

If Veeam Backup fails with this error: Unable to release guest. Error: Unfreeze error (over VIX): [Freeze job already stopped.] This is actually caused by a failed VSS writer within Windows, rather than the Veeam Backup and Replication software. To fix this, see this article for troubleshooting VSS errors for more information.
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Cannot Use CBT Soap Fault Endpoint – Veeam

Veeam Backup and Replication can sometimes give the following warning when backing up: Cannot use CBT: Soap fault. Error caused by file /vmfs/volumes/GUID/VM Name/VM Disk Name.vmdk Detail: ”, endpoint: ” This error is safe to ignore the first time it occurs, a CBT error will not cause your backup to fail. Basically it’s saying that […]
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Failed To Index Guest File System – Veeam

Veeam Backup and Replication can give the following error which causes a VM backup to fail: Failed to index guest file system. Details: Failed to connect to guest agent. Errors: ‘Cannot connect to the host’s administrative share. Host: [IP Address]. Account: [Account Name]. Win32 error:The network path was not found. Code: 53 This backup error […]
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CompileFIB Failed Client Error: There Is Not Enough Space On The Disk – Veeam

Because Veeam Backup and Replication doesn’t currently do backups to tape, using a 3rd party tape backup solution can sometimes make archiving backups to disk cumbersome and cause you to run out of disk space. If you run out of space on the disk you are doing your staged backups to, Veeam will give you this […]
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No Disks Have Been Mounted – Veeam Backup & Replication

When trying to do a file level restore (Guest – Windows) in Veeam Backup and Replication, I get the following error and the restore fails: Backup & Replication No disks have been mounted. Either disks of this type aren’t supported or some error occured. See log file for details. To fix the issue with Veeam reporting […]
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Veeam Backup And Replication Fails After Upgrading ESXi

Your Veeam backups can be working fine and then suddenly start to fail after upgrading ESXi or vSphere. This is because Veeam stores references to ESXi hosts in its SQL database and it thinks that the upgraded VMware ESXi hosts are new servers. It fails to update the Hosts table and gets confused by duplicate […]
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Unable To Release Guest. Error: VSSControl: Failed To Freeze Guest, Wait Timeout

I installed Veeam Backup and Replication 6 for VMware. It was backing up my virtual machines fine, but I got the following error on some SQL servers: Unable to release guest. Error: VSSControl: Failed to freeze guest, wait timeout Error: VSSControl: Failed to freeze guest, wait timeout It’s pretty easy to understand what the error […]
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