Operational Defect Database

BugZero found this defect 2993 days ago.

Veeam | kb2095

SQL VSS Writer is missing: databases will be backed up in crash-consistent state and transaction log processing will be skipped

Last update date:

10/23/2023

Affected products:

Veeam Backup & Replication

Affected releases:

11

Fixed releases:

No fixed releases provided.

Description:

Challenge

Job reports warning: SQL VSS Writer is missing: databases will be backed up in crash-consistent state and transaction log processing will be skipped Running the command vssadmin list writers shows that 'SqlServerWriter' is not active.

Cause

There are different causes of the issue: the SQL instance has one or more databases with a name starting or ending in a space character.  the account under which SQL VSS Writer service is running doesn't have sysadmin role on a SQL server SQL VSS Writer service stuck in an invalid state

Solution

Below is a list of possible solutions that have been reported to us by customers from previous support cases. Veeam is not responsible for any issues incurred after making the suggested changes. You are advised to contact and review all setting changes with the respective product support organization.

More Information

More information about the SQL Writer Service is available here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/database-engine/configure-windows/sql-writer-service

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