Bare Metal Backups Failing on Windows 2000 Clients


Enabling hot bare metal backups on Windows 2000 clients


Hot bare metal backups on Windows 2000 clients fail



To enable usnaps:

  • Open the Unitrends Agent menu from your Start menu > All Programs > Unitrends Agent. Click Options > Snapshot Properties and select Enable.
A reboot of the windows client is required to enable this feature.

Also ensure that you have roughly 15% free disk space, the drives are basic and formatted as NTFS


Usnaps is not enabled, you do not have enough disk space, or your drives are not in the proper configuration.


For more detailed information on backup failures and performance issues see Unitrends KB 5062 - Backup Failures and Performance Issues

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