During policy based backups of Exchange, bengine.exe may crash on kernel32.dll


During policy based backups of Exchange data with GRT enabled the Backup Exec Job Engine (bengine.exe) may crash with following error.

Error Message

Application Log:

Application Error           1000
Faulting application bengine.exe, version 13.0.5204.128, faulting module kernel32.dll, version 5.2.3790.4480, fault address 0x0000bef7.

Crash Dump:

FAULTING_IP:  kernel32!RaiseException+53


Workaround: Disable GRT for Exchange backups

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