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I'm currently taking care of backups for about 100 clients, and I'm really getting hammered with VSS issues. I've tried many different things, re-regsitering the VSS Dlls, reboots, patches, etc.

What I want to know: Where can I find some detailed, technical information about VSS.

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What, exactly, are you looking for? Specifically troubleshooting? Or how VSS is integrated into the OS and the API calls? How it deals with log truncation? What you are asking is somewhat broad. –  Holocryptic May 17 '10 at 21:12
    
What issues are you having, specifically? –  joeqwerty May 17 '10 at 21:40
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up vote 3 down vote accepted

try How Volume Shadow Copy Service Works

and for probably more than you ever wanted to know:

Volume Shadow Copy Service

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there's even more stuff over at MSDN if you search for "VSS backup" against the site. –  Holocryptic May 17 '10 at 21:46
    
I get the same info I already posted when I search that however there are more hits about writers (but that's not being asked- and it's almost a whole 'nother topic) –  Jim B May 18 '10 at 1:26
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