Duplicate jobs for a Hyper-V virtual machine may hang up or fail with parameter incorrect

Problem

Duplicate jobs for a Hyper-V virtual machine may hang up or fail with  parameter incorrect.

 

Error Message

- Job Completion Status
Final error: 0x57 - The parameter is incorrect.
Final error category: Other Errors

For additional information regarding this error refer to link V-79-0-87

- Exceptions
Duplicate - SERVERNAME
  - WARNING: "VRTSRV::\\SERVERNAME\Hyper-V?Virtual?Machine\vm1\D:\VirtualMachine\vm1\vm1\Virtual Machines\3E02C33E-27A1-4F64-8C9E-23B00F132735\3E02C33E-27A1-4F64-8C9E-23B00F132735.bin" is a corrupt file. This file cannot verify.

Verify- VRTSRV::\\SERVERNAME\Hyper-V?Virtual?Machine\vm1
WARNING: "3E02C33E-27A1-4F64-8C9E-23B00F132735.bin" is a corrupt file. This file cannot verify.

 

Cause

This is caused when all of following conditions are met:

  1. A virtual machine of Hypver-V is allocated over 2 GB of memory
  2. The virtual machine is running status during backup

 

 

Solution

This issue is fixed in Hotfix 161270 (See Related Articles section)

WORKAROUND:

  1. Shutdown the virtual machine when getting a backup
  2. Get a backup to the device to be duplicated, directly
  3. Disable GRT (Granular Recovery Technology) for the backup job
 

 

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