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OnDemand SnapCenter backups trigger but don't run on the host

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Applies to

SnapCenter Plugin for Windows (SCW)
SnapCenter Plugin for SQL (SCSQL_
SnapCenter Plugin for Exchange (SCE)


  • OnDemand SnapCenter backup jobs trigger but don't run on the host(s) and eventually timeout
  • Expanding the job details in the SnapCenter Monitor pane does not list the host(s) that the backup is supposed to be running on
  • No job logs (SMCore, SnapCenter Plugin for Windows, etc) are created on the plugin host for the OnDemand backup job triggered

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