They're all 2003 SP2. A few are R2, though that has absolutely no influence on success / failure. There's a thread in the citrix forums regarding this exact problem. I'll link to it later; perhaps something helpful could be gleaned from it.
On Mar 28, 2011 9:32 AM, "Pasi Kärkkäinen" <pasik@xxxxxx
> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 07:08:09PM +0100, Lars Seeliger wrote:
>> Our installations are typically German. I do have one English 2003 server;
>> VSS snapshots are equally impossible to create on this VM too.
> Is anyone else able to confirm/reproduce this issue?
> Is that 2003 R2? Which SP ?
> -- Pasi
>> On 21 March 2011 19:01, Pasi KÃ€rkkÃ€inen <pasik@xxxxxx
>> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 11:36:52AM +0100, Lars Seeliger wrote:
>> > Â Â I sincerely hope someone is able to help me create a VSS
>> snapshot. I'm
>> > Â Â running XCP 1.0 and the VM in question in a German SBS 2003 with
>> > Â Â Citrix provider and tools from XS 5.6 FP1 installed. When
>> attempting to
>> > Â Â create a quiesced snapshot I always receive this error:
>> > Â Â "Error: Snapshotting VM 'wabe-srv01'... - The quiesced-snapshot
>> > Â Â failed for an unexpected reason"
>> > Â Â We have this problem with every XS / XCP installation since XS
>> 5.6 / XCP
>> > Â Â 0.5. I've scoured the Citrix forums, where I've seen a few others
>> > Â Â exactly the same problem, but have been unable to resolve this
>> > Â Â So, I now maintain creating quiesced snapshots of my 2003 servers
>> > Â Â impossible. I challenge someone to prove me wrong!
>> Did you try with English version of Windows?
>> -- Pasi
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