Symantec System Recovery \ Backup Exec System Recovery fails to disconnect from network share. Error 00000047: No more connections can be made to this remote computer at this time...

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After successful backup to a network (CIFS) share designated as a Backup Destination, BESR \ SSR keeps the session open indefinitely.  With multiple BESR \ SSR agents backing up to a common share, the server reaches its limit for simultaneous sessions and rejects subsequent connection attempts, resulting in the error below or similar failures.



Error Message

Error 00000047: No more connections can be made to this remote computer at this time because there are already as many connections as the computer can accept.
Error FILEACCESS_ERROR_CONNECT_NETWORK (E7D10041): Unable to establish a network connection to \\host_name\share_name.



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