Duplicate backup of VMware with GRT to Deduplication fails with error: 0xe0001203 - An error occurred while creating or accessing the directory specified for this operation.

Duplicate backup of VMware with GRT to Deduplication fails with error: 0xe0001203 - An error occurred while creating or accessing the directory specified for this operation.

Article: 100033099
Last Published: 2017-07-31
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Product(s): Backup Exec

Problem

Duplicate backup of VMware with GRT from Deduplication to Deduplication (opt-dupe) fails with error:  0xe0001203 - An error occurred while creating or accessing the directory specified for this operation. Once the failure is seen, the duplicate will continue to fail, until services are restarted. Then fail again after a successful duplicate run or two.

Error Message

Error:  0xe0001203 - An error occurred while creating or accessing the directory specified for this operation.

Solution

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

Backup Exec 16 Rev 1142 Feature Pack 2 ( 000116194)

WORKAROUND:
Either duplicate the data to B2D or to Tape, instead of Deduplication folder,  disable GRT in the original backup job  or use the RAWS Agent.to take GRT backups instead of the VMware Agent.



 

References

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