Veeam Recovery Media Creation process is failing. The error will typically be:
Windows recovery image file not found
Veeam Recovery Environment is built off the Windows Recovery Environment, and the Recovery Environment is made from the Windows Preinstallation Environment. If a system is missing the Windows PE/RE components, Veeam Recovery Media will fail to create.
The resolution steps below will require 8GB or more free space on the disk specified in the DISM commands.
The missing Windows Recovery Environment files will need to be copied from the Windows Installation media to the running system to resolve this issue.
You should perform the following steps on the machine which is having the issue.
Mount the Windows Installation ISO, or insert the installation media
Using Windows Explorer, check the "sources" folder on the Windows install media:
If install.wim is present, skip to step 4
if install.esd is present, proceed to step 3
Using the DISM Export-Image function, extract the install.wim from the install.esd file in the install media:
How to export install.wim from install.esd file
First, using the DISM Get-ImageInfo function, determine which Index ID inside the install.esd matches the installed version of Windows.