VMware Converter Error Code 112 on Server 2016

VMware-converter-en-6.2.0-8466193

Windows Server 2016 Standard
C:\ NVMe drive has 40.4GB used
D:\ SATA drive has 506GB free.

FAILED: An error occurred during the conversion: ‘File-level volume clone error failed with sourcevolume id \WindowsBitmapDriverVolumeId=[44-4D-49-4F-3A-49-44-3A-61-37-E3-99-42-58-47-47-8E-84-FD-1C-FE-FC-35-1A] and target volume id 44=494?4:39444:316733.9)24857474>(4(=/<1>/</53:1. Error code:
112′

Error: Unable to clone volume ‘C:’.

 

  1. vssadmin list shadowstorage did NOT list any before the job started.
  2. Rebooted and stopped the iDrive backup service. “IDriveService”
  3. Tried to backup the 40.4GB partition only and failed.
  4. During the progress, vssadmin list shadowstorage showed the shadowed copy.
  • The disk layout – I chose the min size.

 

PS C:\Users\Administrator> vssadmin list shadowstorage
vssadmin 1.1 – Volume Shadow Copy Service administrative command-line tool
(C) Copyright 2001-2013 Microsoft Corp.

Shadow Copy Storage association
For volume: (C:)\\?\Volume{99e33761-5842-4747-8e84-fd1cfefc351a}\
Shadow Copy Storage volume: (C:)\\?\Volume{99e33761-5842-4747-8e84-fd1cfefc351a}\
Used Shadow Copy Storage space: 11.0 MB (0%)
Allocated Shadow Copy Storage space: 43.3 GB (4%)
Maximum Shadow Copy Storage space: UNBOUNDED (1802116185%)

Shadow Copy Storage association
For volume: (\\?\Volume{1cbbf4b5-836c-4949-baa4-4261b3b19968}\)\\?\Volume{1cbbf4b5-836c-4949-baa4-4261b3b19968}\
Shadow Copy Storage volume: (C:)\\?\Volume{99e33761-5842-4747-8e84-fd1cfefc351a}\
Used Shadow Copy Storage space: 368 KB (0%)
Allocated Shadow Copy Storage space: 45.6 GB (4%)
Maximum Shadow Copy Storage space: UNBOUNDED (1802116185%)

 

  • Set both to a “over the top” large size.
    425MB to 10GB and 44GB to 300GB
  • The VMDK file size was only 27.2GB once done.
Error

VMware-converter-en-6.2.0-8466193

Windows Server 2016 Standard
C:\ NVMe drive has 40.4GB used
D:\ SATA drive has 506GB free.

FAILED: An error occurred during the conversion: ‘File-level volume clone error failed with sourcevolume id \WindowsBitmapDriverVolumeId=[44-4D-49-4F-3A-49-44-3A-61-37-E3-99-42-58-47-47-8E-84-FD-1C-FE-FC-35-1A] and target volume id 44=494?4:39444:316733.9)24857474>(4(=/<1>/</53:1. Error code:
112′

Error: Unable to clone volume ‘C:’.

 

Troubleshooting
  1. vssadmin list shadowstorage did NOT list any before the job started.
  2. Rebooted and stopped the iDrive backup service. “IDriveService”
  3. Tried to backup the 40.4GB partition only and failed.
  4. During the progress, vssadmin list shadowstorage showed the shadowed copy.
  • The disk layout – I chose the min size.

 

PS C:\Users\Administrator> vssadmin list shadowstorage
vssadmin 1.1 – Volume Shadow Copy Service administrative command-line tool
(C) Copyright 2001-2013 Microsoft Corp.

Shadow Copy Storage association
For volume: (C:)\\?\Volume{99e33761-5842-4747-8e84-fd1cfefc351a}\
Shadow Copy Storage volume: (C:)\\?\Volume{99e33761-5842-4747-8e84-fd1cfefc351a}\
Used Shadow Copy Storage space: 11.0 MB (0%)
Allocated Shadow Copy Storage space: 43.3 GB (4%)
Maximum Shadow Copy Storage space: UNBOUNDED (1802116185%)

Shadow Copy Storage association
For volume: (\\?\Volume{1cbbf4b5-836c-4949-baa4-4261b3b19968}\)\\?\Volume{1cbbf4b5-836c-4949-baa4-4261b3b19968}\
Shadow Copy Storage volume: (C:)\\?\Volume{99e33761-5842-4747-8e84-fd1cfefc351a}\
Used Shadow Copy Storage space: 368 KB (0%)
Allocated Shadow Copy Storage space: 45.6 GB (4%)
Maximum Shadow Copy Storage space: UNBOUNDED (1802116185%)

 

Fix
  • Set both to a “over the top” large size.
    425MB to 10GB and 44GB to 300GB
  • The VMDK file size was only 27.2GB once done.
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