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Backup job fails with error: Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service.

Challenge

The following entry can be seen in the log file:

BackupDisk failed

Client error: Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service

Failed to write data to the file [\\xxx.xx.xxx.xxx\xxx\xxx\veeambackup.vbk].

Cause

The error is coming from the Windows server, on which Veeam Backup and Replication is installed.

Solution

To resolve this issue, refer to the Microsoft KB that provides instruction on how to address: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/304101

KB ID:
1175
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
5.x
Published:
2011-08-24
Last Modified:
2020-08-13
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