Article ID: 122843, created on Sep 10, 2014, last review on Sep 10, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.6


All containers on the node are in backing up status.

The number of vzlpl.exe processes in Task Manager is fewer then the number of containers on the node (or there are no vzlpl.exe processes at all).


The partition containing containers was backed up by some 3party backup solution. The call to create a snapshot of the partition came on the Windows VSS level and was detected by vzvsswriter service ("Parallels Virtuozzo Containers VSS Writer"). In reaction to that call vzvsswriter service marked all containers as backing up. The call signifying the end of the backup operation does not arrive (it is not sent by the 3party utility) - and containers stay in 'backing up' status.


Restart vzvsswriter service ("Parallels Virtuozzo Containers VSS Writer" service)

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