Restore jobs that contain Distributed File System Replication (DFSR) files complete successfully but the data is not restored

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Restore jobs that contain Distributed File System Replication (DFSR) files with long path names successfully complete, but the data is not restored.


Error Message

No error displays for the restore job, but the DFSR data is not restored. The job log doesn’t list the skipped DFSR files. 


A hotfix is now available for this issue in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned in this article. Refer to the Hotfix link under Related Articles at the end of this article to obtain the hotfix needed to resolve the issue.

Backup Exec 2012 Rev 1798 Hotfix 213186 (000020212

Backup Exec 2010 R3 Rev 5204 Hotfix 212812 (000020087).



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Applies To

Windows 2008 R2 DFSR folder (more than 260 characters)                


Backup Exec version 2012


Related Articles

Backup Exec 2012 Revision 1798 Hotfix 213186

Backup Exec 2010 R3 Revision 5204 Hotfix 212812

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