The GatherWriterMetadata method prompts each writer to send the metadata they have collected. The method will generate an Identify event to communicate with writers.
AlphaVSS.Common (in AlphaVSS.Common.dll) Version: 126.96.36.199 (188.8.131.52)
|UnauthorizedAccessException||The caller does not have sufficient backup privileges or is not an administrator.|
|OutOfMemoryException||Out of memory or other system resources.|
|SystemException||Unexpected VSS system error. The error code is logged in the event log.|
|VssBadStateException||The backup components object is not initialized, this method has been called during a restore operation, or this method has not been called within the correct sequence.|
|VssWriterInfrastructureException||The writer infrastructure is not operating properly. Check that the Event Service and VSS have been started, and check for errors associated with those services in the error log.|Remarks GatherWriterMetadata
should be called only once during the lifetime of a given IVssBackupComponents