Sunday, September 29, 2013

Volume Shadow Copy Service Error while Installing Search Service Application on SharePoint 2013

If you get the following error (see below) while installing the Search Service Application on SharePoint 2013, make sure that the "SharePoint Server Search 15" (OSearch15.exe) has full control privileges to the following registry key: HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\VSS\Diag

Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Unexpected error calling routine RegOpenKeyExW(-2147483646,SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VSS\Diag,...).  hr = 0x80070005, Access is denied.

   Initializing Writer

   Writer Class Id: {0ff1ce15-0201-0000-0000-000000000000}
   Writer Name: OSearch15 VSS Writer
   Writer Instance Name: OSearch15 Replication Service
   Writer Instance ID: {51cfa6a9-0ee0-4650-928a-c52e42b8df3b}

1 comment:

  1. Wow. If it's already installed and Sharepoint is up and running (we're just now trying to implement docave backups), how do you go back and reinstall that writer?