vshadow revert shadow copy - Storage

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  1. vshadow revert shadow copy

    Hi,

    I was using the vshadow.exe in VSS SDK 72 to revert a shadow copy but
    somehow it failed as following:
    ------------------------------------------------------------
    C:\VSHADOW\bin\debug-server>vshadow -p e:

    VSHADOW.EXE 2.2 - Volume Shadow Copy sample client
    Copyright (C) 2005 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


    (Option: Persistent shadow copy)
    (Option: Create shadow copy set)
    - Setting the VSS context to: 0x00000009
    (Gathering writer metadata...)
    (Waiting for the asynchronous operation to finish...)
    Initialize writer metadata ...
    Discover directly excluded components ...
    - Excluding writer 'MSDEWriter' since it has no selected components for
    restore.
    :
    :
    :

    Preparing for backup ...
    (Waiting for the asynchronous operation to finish...)
    (Waiting for the asynchronous operation to finish...)
    Creating the shadow (DoSnapshotSet) ...
    (Waiting for the asynchronous operation to finish...)
    (Waiting for the asynchronous operation to finish...)
    Shadow copy set succesfully created.

    List of created shadow copies:


    Querying all shadow copies with the SnapshotSetID
    {b08bcefd-004d-45c8-b311-d0037
    92ebd23} ...

    * SNAPSHOT ID = {243bc5fe-93b3-4724-b58d-ed27a682ad41} ...
    - Shadow copy Set: {b08bcefd-004d-45c8-b311-d003792ebd23}
    - Original count of shadow copies = 1
    - Original Volume name: \\?\Volume{f0ff969a-40c0-11da-bc3d-000129227b82}\
    [E:
    \]
    - Creation Time: 10/20/2005 4:24:52 PM
    - Shadow copy device name: \\?\Volume{f0ff96c1-40c0-11da-bc3d-000129227b82}
    - Originating machine: zyxel-p4
    - Service machine: zyxel-p4
    - Not Exposed
    - Provider id: {b57190af-454a-4dd0-8afd-e57facd5d9af}
    - Attributes: No_Auto_Release Persistent Hardware

    - Mark all writers as succesfully backed up...
    Completing the backup (BackupComplete) ...
    (Waiting for the asynchronous operation to finish...)
    (Waiting for the asynchronous operation to finish...)

    Snapshot creation done.
    -----------------------------------------------

    C:\VSHADOW\bin\debug-server>vshadow
    -revert={243bc5fe-93b3-4724-b58d-ed27a682ad41}

    VSHADOW.EXE 2.2 - Volume Shadow Copy sample client
    Copyright (C) 2005 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


    (revert a shadow copy)
    - Setting the VSS context to: 0xffffffff
    - Reverting to shadow copy {243bc5fe-93b3-4724-b58d-ed27a682ad41} on
    \\?\Volume{
    f0ff969a-40c0-11da-bc3d-000129227b82}\ from provider
    {b57190af-454a-4dd0-8afd-e5
    7facd5d9af} [0x00010009]...
    RevertToSnapshot on Shadow Copy {243bc5fe-93b3-4724-b58d-ed27a682ad41}
    failed wi
    th error 0x80004001
    ---------------------------------------------
    can anyone tell me what did I do wrong?

    Thanks,

    Ken

  2. Re: vshadow revert shadow copy


    Hi, kenhwang

    I'm Roger, I got the same question of yours.

    I think that VSS service implements REVERT API but VSS hardwar
    provider doesn't have the REVERT API.

    I has not found out the solution yet. Do you have any idea?

    Show me, please. Thanks


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