Veritas Backup Exec Crashes after Windows Update
After installing Windows Updates on a Windows Server 2008R2 server, Veritas Backup Exec Administrative Console crashes on launch.
BackupExec has stopped working
Problem Event Name: CLR20r3
Problem Signature 01: BackupExec.exe
Problem Signature 02: 20.0.1188.1650
Problem Signature 03: 5b5b3903
Problem Signature 04: mscorlib
Problem Signature 05: 4.8.4110.0
Problem Signature 06: 5de6dafa
Problem Signature 07: 113a
Problem Signature 08: 61
Problem Signature 09: System.Reflection.AmbiguousMatch
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.272.7
Locale ID: 2057
Additional Information 1: a10f
Additional Information 2: a10f1727f0cb04d1a53f76cc240325be
Additional Information 3: 990c
Additional Information 4: 990c6bf0f28663f36ab65b91a91027fd
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Connecting to DELL PowerEdge iDRAC 6 Virtual Console from Windows 11 in 2023
DELL iDRAC 6 virtual console runs on Java and has always been a major pain in the backside. Almost every Java update breaks something, and who wants to install Java these days anyway...
I recently had to revisit this topic. In order to avoid a long drive I needed to access a remote DELL PowerEdge server via iDRAC 6. First, without expecting much, I tried this on a Windows 11 PC with the latest version of Java 8.
Shadow copy errors on Exchange 2010 server (ESE - 2007 and VSS - 9702)
Every night, at the same time Exchange 2010 server records following two errors in Application Logs:
Event ID: 9702
Task Category: Exchange VSS Writer
Description: Exchange VSS Writer (instance c939cecf-f703-4a02-b5ec-3a08606eeefb:67) failed with error code 1295 when processing the post-snapshot event.
The kernel power manager has initiated a shutdown transition - Shutdown Reason: Battery
Windows Server 2016 (Hyper-V Host) shut down unexpectedly without any obvious external reason. The shutdown was graceful, not a crash or power cut.
Windows Event System Logs contain the following related entries:
Event ID: 109
The kernel power manager has initiated a shutdown transition.
Shutdown Reason: Battery