While performing GRT (Granular Restore Technology) backup of Exchange 2003 stores, Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows Systems (RAWS) service crashes on Backup Exec Media Server during the GRT phase. Crash dump reveal it crashed on ESE.dll.
Error in the job log:
Final error: 0xe000ff12 - A communication failure has occurred with an Exchange Store resource.
Final error category: Resource Errors
V-79-57344-65298 - The Exchange Store service is not responding. Backup set canceled.
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