The error "end of data set was unexpectedly encountered" (e00084d4 HEX or a00084d4 HEX) occurs during a backup

Problem

The error "end of data set was unexpectedly encountered" (e00084d4 HEX or a00084d4 HEX) occurs during a backup.

Error Message

Final Error Code: e00084d4 HEX (0xe00084d4 HEX) a00084d4 HEX (0xa00084d4 HEX)

Final Error Description:  "End of data set was unexpectedly encountered"

Final Error Category: Backup Media Errors

Error Text In Job Log: "Unexpected end of backup set encountered on <servername>"

For additional information regarding this error refer to link V-79-57344-34004

Cause

The error usually occurs when the end of the set is encountered in the middle of reading the data for an object. It is usually the result of an aborted backup, or a case where connection to the remote agent was lost in the middle of a backup.

Solution

 Verify that the backup was not aborted and that a connection with the remote machine is still available. To verify if the Remote Agent connection is on refer  http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH65151
 
 

 

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