Event ID 16361 — Virtual Machine Snapshot Operation

Updated: April 7, 2009

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

This is preliminary documentation and subject to change.

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Virtual Machine Snapshot Operation.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 16361
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-VMMS
Version: 6.0
Symbolic Name: MSVM_VMMS_SNAPSHOT_REPOSITORY_ERROR_SUMMARY
Message: Cannot access the folder where snapshots are stored.

Resolve

Fix Snapshot folder

Ensure that the snapshot folder is accessible and has the right permissions set.  By default snapshots are stored at %systemdrive%\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Hyper-V\Snapshots.

A snapshot in Hyper-V is a file-based snapshot of the state, disk data, and configuration of a virtual machine at a specific point in time. For more information about snapshots, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=147648.

Verify

The snapshot operation succeeds when retried.

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Virtual Machine Snapshot Operation

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