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

KB ID: 1175
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Published: 2011-08-24
Last Modified: 2022-09-06
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Challenge

The following entry can be seen in the log file:

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

Cause

The error is relayed by Veeam Backup & Replication from the underlying Windows OS.

Solution

As the underlying Windows OS is reporting this error, consider the following:

  • Ensure that the recommended system requirements are met for Veeam component servers.
  • Reboot the component server that produced the error.

 

If the issue persists, collect logs and create a Veeam Support case.

More Information

Previously this article advised customers to review a Microsoft document titled, "Backup program is unsuccessful when you back up a large system volume." This has been removed as a solution because the information in that Microsoft article is only relevant to Windows Server 2012 R2.
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