Event ID:2030
Symbolic Name:VSSWriterThawError
Message:The Microsoft Exchange Replication Service VSS writer (instance %1) failed when thawing the storage groups.

This Error event indicates that the writer of the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) of the Microsoft® Exchange Replication service did not resume regular operations for the specified storage group after the VSS writer took a snapshot of the storage group copy. This error might occur for either of the following reasons:

  • The VSS writer encountered an error when it interacted with the VSS framework.

  • The VSS backup application that is being used called the backup APIs in the wrong order.

When the error occurs, VSS backup will fail.

User Action

To resolve the error, follow one or more of these steps:

  • Run VSS backup again.

  • If the problem persists, contact Microsoft Product Support Services. For information about how to contact support, visit the Microsoft Help and Support Web site.

If you are not already doing so, consider running the tools that Microsoft Exchange offers to help administrators analyze and troubleshoot their Exchange environment. These tools can help you make sure that your configuration is in line with Microsoft best practices. They can also help you identify and resolve performance issues, improve mail flow, and better manage disaster recovery scenarios. Go to the Toolbox node of the Exchange Management Console to run these tools now. For more information about these tools, see Toolbox in the Exchange Server 2007 Help.