Event ID 14330 — Virtual Machine Snapshot Operation

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

This is preliminary documentation and subject to change.

Virtual Machine Snapshot Operation.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 14330
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-VMMS
Version: 6.0
Message: Failed to delete snapshot '%3' (snapshot ID %4) because it is specified as the automatic recovery snapshot for virtual machine '%1'.(Virtual machine ID %2).


Ensure that autorecovery snapshot is not attempted to be deleted

Disable any mechanism that tries to delete the autorecovery snapshot.

A snapshot in Hyper-V is a file-based snapshot of the state, disk data, and configuration of a virtual machine at a specific point in time. For more information about snapshots, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=147648.


The snapshot operation succeeds when retried.

Virtual Machine Snapshot Operation