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VssWriterStatusInfoFailure Property

A VssError value indicating the failure code (if any) of the writer.

Namespace:  Alphaleonis.Win32.Vss
Assembly:  AlphaVSS.Common (in AlphaVSS.Common.dll) Version: 1.4.0.0 (1.4.0.0)
Syntax
public VssError Failure { get; }

Property Value

Type: VssError
Remarks

The following are the supported values for Failure:

ValueMeaning
SuccessThe writer was successful.
WriterErrorInconsistentSnapshotThe shadow copy contains only a subset of the volumes needed by the writer to correctly back up the application component.
WriterOutOfResourcesThe writer ran out of memory or other system resources. The recommended way to handle this error code is to wait ten minutes and then repeat the operation, up to three times.
WriterTimeoutThe writer operation failed because of a time-out between the Freeze and Thaw events. The recommended way to handle this error code is to wait ten minutes and then repeat the operation, up to three times.
WriterErrorRetryableThe writer failed due to an error that would likely not occur if the entire backup, restore, or shadow copy creation process was restarted. The recommended way to handle this error code is to wait ten minutes and then repeat the operation, up to three times.
WriterErrorNonRetryableThe writer operation failed because of an error that might recur if another shadow copy is created.
WriterNotRespondingThe writer is not responding.
WriterStatusNotAvailable

The writer status is not available for one or more writers. A writer may have reached the maximum number of available backup and restore sessions.

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP: This value is not supported.

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