Microsoft SharePoint 2010 backup fails with status 13 (file read failed)


Microsoft SharePoint 2010 backup fails with status 13 (file read failed). In this scenario, the backup selection is: Microsoft SharePoint Resources:\AllWebs.


Error Message

Messages similar to the following may appear in the SQL back-end server's bpbkar log:

1:05:00.012 PM: [3025.12543] <2> tar_base::V_vTarMsgW: WRN - object not found for file system backup: Microsoft SharePoint Resources:\Shared Services\SSP_Taxonomy\Services-DB 1 (SQLSERVER/SSP_Taxonomy_c32156dj123221ced01f1jc300ba1e12)


1:05:02.200 PM: [3025.3000] <4> tar_base::keepaliveThread: INF - keepalive thread terminating (reason: WAIT_OBJECT_0)

1:05:02.200 PM: [3025.12543] <4> tar_base::stopKeepaliveThread: INF - keepalive thread has exited. (reason: WAIT_OBJECT_0)

1:05:02.200 PM: [3025.12543] <2> tar_base::V_vTarMsgW: INF - EXIT STATUS 13: file read failed




The formal resolution to this issue (Etrack 2334641) is included in the following release:

  • NetBackup 7.1 Maintenance Release 1 (

This release is available for download from the following location:


Applies To

NetBackup 7.0.1/7.1 backing up multi-node SharePoint 2010 farm


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