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


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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Article ID: 3152614 - Last Review: May 17, 2016 - Revision: 1

Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1