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SCE backups fail due to VSS_E_HOLD_WRITES_TIMEOUT

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Applies to

SnapCenter Plug-In for Exchange (SCE)

Issue

  • SnapCenter Plug-in for Exchange backups fail with the error VSS_E_HOLD_WRITES_TIMEOUT
  • The error below is generated in the SCE_##.log file
    • Default path - C:\Program Files\NetApp\SnapCenter\SnapCenter Plug-in for Microsoft Exchange Server\job_logs\SCE_##.log

2020-07-22T01:02:03.5202324-04:00 Error SCE PID=[######] TID=[#####] Failed to create VSS snapshot [Error Code: -2147212524] [VSS_E_HOLD_WRITES_TIMEOUT] [Error Code: -2147212524] [VSS_E_HOLD_WRITES_TIMEOUT]

 

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