Backup does not archive all the files: Unable to get file attributes

Created:

2016-12-21 17:44:57 UTC

Modified:

2017-08-08 13:13:46 UTC

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Backup does not archive all the files: Unable to get file attributes

Issue Symptoms

Backup manager fails to archive some of the files with the following error:

Warning: domain "sub.example.com" [4b4c9e3e-978c-4da3-9b5f-44d8a0b3666a]: Unable to get file attributes of C:\Inetpub\vhosts\example.com\\statistics\sub.example.com\very\long\path\verylongfilename.txt. File will not be archived [:86970428]

Conditions

Name of the file (including path) is too long (more than 255 characters). It is a restriction of Windows operating system.

Resolution

Shorten the path\name of the file and restart the backup.

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