The case of failed Exchange & SQL backups when using VMware vSphere 6 and Veeam Backup & Replication 8

By: Netanel Ben-Shushan & Yaniv Totiashvili

 In my case, I tried to take Exchange Server 2013 backups using Veeam Backup & Replication v8, or Veeam B&R 8 for short.

The Exchange Server 2013 is a virtual machine (VM) that’s running on top of VMware vSphere 6 environment.

When I tried to take backup of Exchange Server using Veeam B&R 8 I notice that the backup takes long time and at the end I get the following error at the Veeam-level:

Continue reading