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vPower NFS Service – Unable to start service

Challenge


Solution

To resolve this issue please review the following common issues and solutions:
 
NFS Datastore location has invalid path:
1.  Open Registry Editor
2.  Open the following key:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Veeam\Veeam NFS

3.  The REG_SZ RootFolder should have a valid path to a location within the filesystem. The most common issue is that the location points to a drive that is no longer present.

Default Value: C:\ProgramData\Veeam\Backup\NFSDatastore

 
Another service is locking a port needed by vPower NFS:
1.  Open an Administrator Command Prompt
2.  Run the following commands

netstat -bona > portlist.txt
notepad portlist.txt

3.  Search the text file and confirm that the following ports are not locked by another process.

111
6161

More information

For issue related to connectivity issue with vPowerNFS please refer to http://www.veeam.com/kb1055
 
KB ID:
1094
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
6.x, 7.x, 8.x
Published:
2011-07-20
Last Modified:
2020-08-13
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