The Vss Snapshot created by Windows Server Backup was removed unexpecedly.

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How can i solve the problem?

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  1. Limitless Technology 26,416 Reputation points

    Hello there,

    We recommend you perform the following validation steps, before you start troubleshooting System State backup:

    Ensure Microsoft Azure Recovery Services (MARS) Agent is up to date

    Ensure there's network connectivity between MARS agent and Azure

    Ensure Microsoft Azure Recovery Services is running (in Service console). If necessary, restart and retry the operation

    Ensure 5-10% free volume space is available on scratch folder location

    Check if another process or antivirus software is interfering with Azure Backup

    Hope this resolves your Query !!

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  1. jihad majed 40 Reputation points

    When a backup fails due to the VSS writer created by Windows Server Backup being unexpectedly removed, it can be caused by a variety of factors. One possible cause is that the VSS writer was stopped or disabled during the backup process. This can occur if there is a conflict with another application or service running on the system, or if there is not enough disk space available for the backup.

    Another possible cause of this issue is that the VSS writer itself has become corrupted or damaged. This can happen due to a variety of reasons, including malware infections, hardware failures, or software bugs. In some cases, simply restarting the affected system may resolve the issue, but in other cases more extensive troubleshooting and repair may be required.

    To resolve this issue, First, it is important to ensure that all necessary services and applications are running properly and that there is enough disk space available for the backup. Additionally, it may be necessary to repair or reinstall the affected VSS writer or other related components of the operating system.