VSS question

Last post 04-10-2013, 2:05 PM by Liam. 1 replies.
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  • VSS question
    Posted: 04-10-2013, 1:04 PM

    I have just taken over managing our Commvault environment. I have noticed that the VSS option is not selected on any of our Windows file system backup sets. I have attached one server as an example. I know the SQL agent should not have the VSS enabled. But it should be ok to enable the VSS agent on the file system of that server correct?

  • Re: VSS question
    Posted: 04-10-2013, 2:05 PM
    • Aplynx is not online. Last active: 07-17-2019, 2:54 PM Liam
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    VSS is not enabled by default on subclients as there maybe programs installed on the machine were running a backup wiht VSS enabled may cause an issue. For instance on a SQL box you would not want to run a backup with VSS enabled unless you already had *.mdf and *.ldf filtered out as they would not be backed up properly through Win FS.

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