Issue


Backups failing with errors similar to one of the following:

  • Can't run: Data stores 15 transactions limit exceeded (2 / 2)
  • Can't run: Hypervisor 2 transactions limit exceeded (1 / 1)
  • Can't run: Backup Server 1 transactions limit exceeded (3 / 3)


Resolution


Increase the number of simultaneous backups allowed per appliance through the UI: Control Panel > Admin > Settings > Configuration > Backups/Templates tab.


Cause


There is a defined maximum amount of backups permitted to run simultaneously according to the set configuration.