VSS backup fails when BitLocker is enabled on a system partition on a Windows Server 2012 R2-based server

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 StandardWindows Server 2012 R2 Essentials


When this issue occurs, event IDs 8204 and 8228 are logged in Event Viewer. 

Note VSS represents Volume Shadow Copy Service.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


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