Hyper-V backup fails with error - "Access is denied"

Problem

Hyper-V backup fails with error - "e0001606 - Access is denied"

Error Message

Final error: 0xe0001606 - Access is denied (Hyper-V backup).
Final error category: Security Errors

For additional information regarding this error refer to link V-79-57344-5638

Cause

This can be caused by an issue with the VHD files on the Hyper-V server.

Solution

Try to move the VM to a different Hyper-V host. If that doesn't work then contact Microsoft for additional assistance.


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