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Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Failed resolving account spfarm with status 1376

Problem:
Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Failed resolving account spfarm with status 1376. Check connection to domain controller and VssAccessControl registry key.

Error from Event Viewer:
Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Failed resolving account spfarm with status 1376. Check connection to domain controller and VssAccessControl registry key.

Operation:
Initializing Writer

Context:
Writer Class Id: {0ff1ce14-0201-0000-0000-000000000000}
Writer Name: OSearch14 VSS Writer

Error-specific details:
Error: NetLocalGroupGetMemebers(spfarm), 0x80070560, The specified local group does not exist.

Solution:
Navigate to \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VSS\VssAccessControl using regedit and remove the user (in this case spfarm) from the VssAccessControl.

Registry path:
\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VSS\VssAccessControl

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  1. timotei
    June 15, 2011 at 9:43 am

    Thx. for posting, but unfortunately does not work!
    the reg spfarm entry must be created, according to microsoft: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg680325.aspx
    (b. Find the entry named: \spfarm, and then, if needed, change the value from 0x0 to 0x1.)

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