Veeam Error: Change Tracking Timestamp

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Description:

Veeam will be failing on the backups with the following log event: “Failed to create change tracking time stamp for virtual disk file..”

 

To Resolve:

  1. After Googling the error, I found the official answer here. The page describes the issue but only offers one solution if it continues to happen:

  2. Import the Veeam Module in Powershell and run “Reset-HvVmChangeTracking” on the Virtual Machine that is generating the error. This resets the change block tracking for that VM. Note that this also happens when you upgrade to a new version of Veeam as well.

References:

http://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/80/powershell/reset-hvvmchangetracking.html