However, I suspect if could update XP fully then the problem might well go away. Thanks! service 105 snapshots were destroyed service 501 Cannot create snapshots Unknown error 0x8004230F(2147754767) service 508 Incrementals are not supported on unmounted volumes service 101 Cannot execute job (The parameter is incorrect.) Pete, yes I did a manual full backup initially before I played around with the scheduling. useful reference
If you already have an open customer support case with StorageCraft, please PM me the information. nexstar Registered Member Joined: Jun 23, 2004 Posts: 371 Location: Southampton, UK Although I am happy with my Rollback/Drive Snapshot setup now, I decided to give ShadowProtect a go as it I ran through the things to do on the link and when I ran
I set up the schedule and it carried out another full backup (which I think is what it is supposed to do) and then I left it running for just over That's why I think it's something else and my gut feeling is that it's a VSS state issue, although I could be wrong. The case time zone was set for Alaska. The image target is a second partition on the same drive.
I did not buy the license so I'm not sure if that comes with support or not. I tried to run a check disk repair on both the C:\ (OS Partition) and I installed it on my test laptop with just a fairly basic XP Pro installation. Booting to the CD everytime you want to do a backup is unacceptable. They all have to be good.
A workaround might be to go back to running two backup jobs (backup the third drive separately) until the root cause can be determined. He has responded to you with some additional troubleshooting suggestions and links to KB articles about VSS. Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password? If a process was to fail to set a semaphore during execution, another process dependent on the semaphore will be blocked awaiting the semaphore. ================ Given that adding a third drive
No, I think you are probably right . Thanks Graham nexstar, May 14, 2007 #6 Peter2150 Global Moderator Joined: Sep 20, 2003 Posts: 16,956 nexstar said: Thanks for the responses. Could you see if my product has support somehow? Hybernation should not be a problem.
We've tested that stuff a lot. https://www.storagecraft.com/support/feature-request/cannot-create-snapshots-semaphore-timeout-period-has-expired-0x800700792147942521-i- It is also possible a drive is going out. Shadowprotect Spx Unable To Take A Snapshot Of The Volume My concern is that your Microsoft VSS Provider isn't running and it'd be nice to know what caused that problem. Cannot Take Snapshot. Error Vss Provider Not Started Creating your account only takes a few minutes.
GrahamClick to expand... see here grnxnm, May 14, 2007 #8 nexstar Registered Member Joined: Jun 23, 2004 Posts: 371 Location: Southampton, UK grnxnm said: That is strange. Version 3 will have verification in the gui. I've gotten that error before prior to a hard drive going belly up. -121 The Semaphore Timeout Period Has Expired Storagecraft
THen the incrementals restarted. If you're remotely managing this server, just connect to it in ShadowProtect and you can see the license key for the remotely managed system. I'll have our QA guys look into this and see if I can provide more information. this page It looks more like the VSS framework is in a bad state.
The errors will be logged, so that you know that VSS is in a bad state, but the backup will still be taken with our snapshot driver, so you still get Method: VSS API by STC provider. grnxnm, May 14, 2007 #10 nexstar Registered Member Joined: Jun 23, 2004 Posts: 371 Location: Southampton, UK grnxnm said: That's why I think it's something else and my gut feeling is
At this point, Dell and StorageCraft support should be contacted for advice. 0 Thai Pepper OP Steven (StorageCraft) Dec 23, 2014 at 5:48 UTC Brand Representative for StorageCraft I tried deleting the existing shadow copies. Fog Project resolved: 1. You can see were we try to take a snapshot first by leveraging VSS and when that fails we try again without the VSS writers and that also fails.
Deadly embrace, semaphore contention where two tasks are waiting on each other and neither task is able to break the loop. Cheers! 0 Serrano OP Justin2100 Sep 10, 2014 at 8:59 UTC Thank you again for the responses. On a couple of general points, does it verify the snapshots/images automatically and do the incrementals fall into my understanding of the term in that they are good providing that all http://rss4medics.com/cannot-create/pc3-cannot-create-temporary.php A semaphore timeout can be caused by a number of things.
Cheers! 0 Thai Pepper OP Steven (StorageCraft) Sep 12, 2014 at 3:50 UTC Brand Representative for StorageCraft Thanks for sending me the information, Justin! service 105 snapshots were destroyed service 501 Cannot create snapshots Unknown error 0x8004230F(2147754767) service 508 Incrementals are not supported on unmounted volumes service 101 Cannot execute job (The parameter is incorrect.)