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VssWriterState Enumeration

The VssWriterState enumeration indicates the current state 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 enum VssWriterState
Members
  Member nameValueDescription
Unknown0

The writer's state is not known.

This indicates an error on the part of the writer.

Stable1The writer has completed processing current shadow copy events and is ready to proceed, or CVssWriter::OnPrepareSnapshot has not yet been called.
WaitingForFreeze2The writer is waiting for the freeze state.
WaitingForThaw3The writer is waiting for the thaw state.
WaitingForPostSnapshot4The writer is waiting for the PostSnapshot state.
WaitingForBackupComplete5The writer is waiting for the requester to finish its backup operation.
FailedAtIdentify6The writer vetoed the shadow copy creation process at the writer identification state.
FailedAtPrepareBackup7The writer vetoed the shadow copy creation process during the backup preparation state.
FailedAtPrepareSnapshot8The writer vetoed the shadow copy creation process during the PrepareForSnapshot state.
FailedAtFreeze9The writer vetoed the shadow copy creation process during the freeze state.
FailedAtThaw10The writer vetoed the shadow copy creation process during the thaw state.
FailedAtPostSnapshot11The writer vetoed the shadow copy creation process during the PostSnapshot state.
FailedAtBackupComplete12The shadow copy has been created and the writer failed during the BackupComplete state. A writer should save information about this failure to the error log.
FailedAtPreRestore13The writer failed during the PreRestore state.
FailedAtPostRestore14The writer failed during the PostRestore state.
FailedAtBackupShutdown15The writer failed during the shutdown of the backup application.
Remarks
A requester determines the state of a writer through WriterStatus.
See Also