Server Backup was not successful because a drive snapshot could not be taken Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.Server.Essentials.VSSOutOfMemoryError
  • Description:  Server Backup was not successful because a drive snapshot could not be taken
  • Target:  Windows Server Essentials
  • Enabled:  Yes

Operational States

Name State Description
FirstEventRaised Error  
SecondEventRaised Success  

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
FirstEventRaised (Error) Server Backup was not successful because a drive snapshot could not be taken Medium Critical Yes

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Monitor Knowledgebase

Summary

This monitor detects the following critical alert on the server that is monitored: Server Backup was not successful because a drive snapshot could not be taken

Causes

The server that is monitored raised an critical alert.

Resolutions

The scheduled backup did not finish successfully.

To successfully back up the server

Check for free space alerts in the Health Monitoring tab and follow the instructions in the alerts to resolve them.

Install more memory on the server, if needed.

Important: It is recommended that you consult information from the manufacturer of the server before starting the installation process.

External References
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See Also for Windows Server Essentials Management Pack


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