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Error “Check share name failed” during install

Challenge

Veeam Backup & Replication installer halts with the error “Check share name failed.”

Cause

The “Server” service is either not started or non-existent.

Solution

If the “Server” service is present, start the service.
 
If the “Server” service is not present, follow these steps:
 
1.    Click Start, Run. Type ncpa.cpl and press [ENTER]
2.    Right-click on the LAN connection, and choose Properties
3.    Click Install
4.    Select Service, and click Add
5.    Select File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks
6.    Click OK.

 
KB ID:
1865
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
5.x, 6.x, 7.x
Published:
2014-04-14
Last Modified:
2020-08-13
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