:XOSOFT Replication: 12.5, 15.0
Last Modified Date: 06/03/2011
Title: Shadow copy error while trying to take a vss snapshot from the XOsoft manager.
User has vss snapshots setup to take when an AR test runs and gets an error such as the following:
'Unable to create Shadow Copy: The provider returned an unexpected error code. (0x8004230f)'
IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to create back up of the registry and ensure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem may occur. For more information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, please review the relevant Microsoft Knowledge Base articles on support.microsoft.com.
Use this kb article from Microsoft to fix the issue by reregistering some of the parts of the vss snapshot utility.