bpfis.exe generates an application fault on a multistream job to an Amazon Cloud storage unit


This issue has been observed when a multistreamed job runs to an Amazon Cloud storage unit when the Client Machine is a virtual host running within Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.

Error Message

Last line from the bpfis log of the faulting bpfis.exe Process ID:
18:32:20.320 [2224.1380] <2> onlfi_vfms_logf: INF - snapshot services: winfsys:Wed Mar 27 2013 18:32:20.320000 WinFsysFiCoordinator::claim,Object not claimed, VFI_CLAIM_NONE

Application Event Log:
Log Name:      Application
Source:        Application Error
Date:          3/27/2013 6:32:20 PM
Event ID:      1000
Task Category: (100)
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      MyClient
Faulting application name: bpfis.exe, version: 7.500.513.209, time stamp: 0x511714ed
Faulting module name: libdevicefi.dll, version: 7.500.513.209, time stamp: 0x51171028
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x0000000000030486
Faulting process id: 0x8b0
Faulting application start time: 0x01ce2b196a2d8e6e
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\Veritas\NetBackup\bin\bpfis.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\VxFI\4\Providers\libdevicefi.dll


In this scenario, the device provider did not properly handle the combination of parameters associated with this particular job.  This results in bpfis.exe terminating with an Application Fault.


The formal resolution for this issue (Etrack 3118276) is included in the following release:

  • NetBackup 7.5 Maintenance Update 6 (

NetBackup is now available - please access the Related Article below for more information.

If you are encountering this issue, please contact Symantec Support, referencing this document and Etrack 3118240 to obtain an Emergency Engineering Binary (EEB) bundle for NetBackup containing a fix for this issue.

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