Backup & Recovery

V-79-57344-33967 - Snapshot Technology: Initialization failure on: "Search instance\Search-DB 1 (Sharepoint\WSS_Search_Sharepoint)". Snapshot technology used: Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS). Snapshot technology error (0xE00084AF): The directory or file was not found, or could not be accessed. Check the Windows Event Viewer for details.

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Windows Event Viewer information

Event ID : 8193
Source : VSS
Error : ConvertStringSidToSid(S-1-5-80-1202657632-534270475-2053275915-3193571600-3895445954.bak), 0x80070539, The security ID structure is invalid.

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Invalid security ID structure



1)Open regedit on remote server

2)Navigate to HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version\Profile List

3)Right click on Profile list and click Export to take a backup of the registry and save it

4)Look for the invalid SID that is listed in the event viewer (S-1-5-80-1202657632-534270475-2053275915-3193571600-3895445954.bak) and delete it.


5)Restart the remote server and run the backup again.