Article ID: 6563, created on Aug 3, 2009, last review on Apr 25, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.5


Restoration of a container using EMC NetWorker backup solution software fails with the following errors:

hFile=INVALID_HANDLE_VALUE for file=C:\vz\Private\100\root.efd,    error=(0x00000020)

Recovery operation failed. One or more files were replaced, but file C:\vz\Private\100\root.efd cannot be overwritten. Correct the problem and retry the operation.
ERROR: Writer Virtuozzo VSS Writer not fully recovered.

The error below is written in system events of the node:
The description for Event ID ( 1 ) in Source ( Virtuozzo ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer.
You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: S=VZ;F=build\4.5.466.0\sources\virtuozzo\vzwin\vzmain\vzvsswriter\swriter.cpp,TestWriter::OnPreRestore,738;L=CRITICAL; R=ffff(65535); C=0(0); M=65535 [] Cannot restore component with logical path: VE_1and name: Shared because affected VE is running!.


To be able to restore containers successfully using  EMC NetWorker software, before the restore procedure it is necessary to stop containers which suppose to be restored from EMC NetWorker backups.

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