Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Failed resolving account spsearch with status 1376. Check connection to domain controller and VssAccessControl registry key.

Initializing Writer

Writer Class Id: {cd3f2362-8bef-46c7-9181-d62844cdc0b2}
Writer Name: MSSearch Service Writer

Error-specific details:
Error: NetLocalGroupGetMemebers(spsearch), 0x80070560, The specified local group does not exist.



In Active Directory Users and Computers, create a Domain Local Security Group named VSSRegistryGroup

2. Add SPFARM and SPSEARCH accounts to the VSSRegistryGroup Group

3. Run regedit

4. Go to hklm\system\currentcontrolset\services\vss\vssaccesscontrol
5. Add Dword value of DOMAIN\vssregistrygroup where domain is the netbios domainname

6. Remove values for domain\spsearch and domain\spfarm

7. Go to hklm\system\currentcontrolset\services\vss\diag

8. Right click on diag and go permissions, click advanced and add VSSRegistrygroup group with Full Control.

9.  Remove spsearch and spfarm accounts from the list of permissions

10. Reboot the server


Ref: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2537096

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