When backing up the System State of a remote IA64 system with Active Directory, the backup fails with the following error
Error 1 :
V-79-57344-4609 - This operation requires that the Backup Exec Virtual File Filter (VFF) driver be installed on the media server. Install the appropriate Backup Exec agent for the resource, and then run the job again.
Final error: 0xe0001201 - For this operation, the Backup Exec Virtual File Filter (VFF) driver must be installed on the Backup Exec server. The VFF driver is installed when you install any of the following Backup Exec agents or options:
Active Directory Recover Option
VMware Virtual Infrastructure Agent
Microsoft Virtual Server Agent
Final error category: Resource Errors
For additional information regarding this error refer to link V-79-57344-4609
1. Install the appropriate agent ( Active Directory Recovery Agent or the Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft Exchange) for backups.
1. Copy VirtFile.sys, VirtFile.inf and VirtApi.dll files from any other Backup Exec media server to root to this Media server
(make sure its running same version and update level)
2. Right click virtfile.inf and hit install
3. Restart Backup Exec services.