Error “Check share name failed” during install

KB ID: 1865
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 5.x, 6.x, 7.x
Published:
Last Modified: 2017-02-24

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.

 

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