Backup task may stop

 

Symptoms

 

Backup task may stop.

 

Cause

 

– Case1
Progress rate of the backup task will continue and stop at 1%.

– Case2
Progress rate of the backup task will continue to stop at 2% or 96%.
This case has been stopped at the phase to be copied to the backup target.

Anti-Virus can cause this issue.
The anti-virus software which is the confirmed cause.

– Symantec Endpoint Protection 11
– Symantec Endpoint Protection 12

 

Workarounds

 

– Case1
Upgrade to the latest version.

– Case2
Implement a batch file to Stop/Start anti-virus service.

[Backup Wizard] — [Image Options] — [Advanced Settings] — [Scripting]

Script to execute before the snapshot is taken:
Batch file to stop SEP service

Script to execute after the image is created:
Batch file to start SEP service

 



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