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DoSnapshotSet fails with E_UNEXPECTED error RRS feed

  • Question

  • We are facing an issue during snapshot creation intermittently.

    DoSnapshotSet is failing with error 8000ffff – [ E_UNEXPECTED ].

     

    At the same time there is an error logged. Given below is the details from Event Viewer:

    Source: VSS

    Category None

    Event ID: 12289

    Description:

    Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Unexpected error WaitForMultipleObjects(1,00000000002F1C90,1,120000) == 0x00000102.  hr = 0x8000ffff.

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

     

    Unfortunately there isn’t much information available on the event id – 12289.

    Thursday, February 5, 2009 2:26 PM

Answers

  • kumarpavan said:

    We are facing an issue during snapshot creation intermittently.

    DoSnapshotSet is failing with error 8000ffff – [ E_UNEXPECTED ].

     

    At the same time there is an error logged. Given below is the details from Event Viewer:

    Source: VSS

    Category None

    Event ID: 12289

    Description:

    Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Unexpected error WaitForMultipleObjects(1,00000000002F1C90,1,120000) == 0x00000102.  hr = 0x8000ffff.

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

     

    Unfortunately there isn’t much information available on the event id – 12289.



    Hello,

    Can you explain how this is related to your Windows Home Server? Are backups failing? Is this on a client machine?

    Thank you

    Lara Jones [MSFT] | Program Manager
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    Thursday, February 5, 2009 3:46 PM
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