Problem creating Quiesced snapshots



  • I have install the provider and it shows up on our server but when I take a snapshot they are not Quiesced, I do not see anything in the event logs either.

    C:\Windows\system32> vssadmin list providers
    vssadmin 1.1 - Volume Shadow Copy Service administrative command-line tool
    (C) Copyright 2001-2013 Microsoft Corp.
    
    Provider name: 'XCP-ng XEN VSS Provider'
       Provider type: Hardware
       Provider Id: {3aeb8223-a8eb-43a2-8ff7-868312e67a8f}
       Version: 1.0
    
    Provider name: 'Microsoft File Share Shadow Copy provider'
       Provider type: Fileshare
       Provider Id: {89300202-3cec-4981-9171-19f59559e0f2}
       Version: 1.0.0.1
    
    Provider name: 'Microsoft Software Shadow Copy provider 1.0'
       Provider type: System
       Provider Id: {b5946137-7b9f-4925-af80-51abd60b20d5}
       Version: 1.0.0.7
    

  • XCP-ng Team

    Hi,

    Is your Windows in US language?

    Also, Citrix is dropping VSS because of a lot of issues on it.



  • @olivierlambert Yes it is in US language windows 2016. Does this mean that XCP-ng will also be dropping support for Quiesced backups?


  • XCP-ng Team

    VSS agent will disappear, so yes, quiesce snapshots will disappear too. But fear not, we have plans to introduce a new feature, called "RAM backups".


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