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Backup failing with error code 156

skrp
Level 4
Certified

Hi Team,

I've got some backups failing with 156 error. Attached is the job log from one of the jobs. Can someone please help.

Master: Netbackup 7.5.0.7

Media: Netbackup 7.5

Regards,

Saikishore P

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skrp
Level 4
Certified

Hi All,

Can someone please help me with this.

Regards,

Saikishore P

Marianne
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@skrp 

Just giving us Job Details with no information about the client or the type of data does not help.

Status 156 is a generic snapshot error.
What type of data are you trying to backup?
Is the client configured for Microsoft VSS backup?
Is there sufficient space on the client for VSS snapshots?

Have you checked logs on the client ? 
Firstly - OS Event Viewer logs - look for VSS errors at backup time.
Next, bpfis log under <install-path>\veritas\netbackup\logs.  bpfis log does not exist by default, it needs to be created.

Nicolai
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Take a look at this tech note, it has problem resolution steps

https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.100022128