Snapshot backup fails with status 11. Job's Detailed Status tab includes the following error messages:
ERR - FIML_initialize_vxms failed (14)
system call failed (11)
6/20/2010 10:16:04 AM - begin writing
6/20/2010 10:16:10 AM - Error bpbrm(pid=3724) from client nbclient: ERR - FIML_initialize_vxms failed (14)
6/20/2010 10:16:10 AM - Error bpbrm(pid=3724) could not send server status message
6/20/2010 10:16:16 AM - end writing; write time: 00:00:12
system call failed(11)
The errors can be traced to a registry entry that specifies an incorrect location for the VxMS binaries.
Registry location on 64 bit systems:
Registry location on 32 bit systems:
By default, the VxMS binaries are located here:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\VERITAS\VxMS\
NOTE: Observe the trailing "\" on the above path. This is required, otherwise the backup will continue to fail with status 11.
Warning: Incorrect use of the Windows registry editor may prevent the operating system from functioning properly. Great care should be taken when making changes to a Windows registry. Registry modifications should only be carried-out by persons experienced in the use of the registry editor application. It is recommended that a complete backup of the registry and workstation be made prior to making any registry changes.