This article describes the cause and possible solution for the error: STC Failure Occurred Mid Transfer (6, 'closehandle', 'the handle is invalid.')
This error typically appears when there is an issue with the ShadowSnap agent communications. This is a Python error that could signify a corrupted ShadowSnap install.
Please see the following article prior to troubleshooting with the steps below:
Once the preliminary steps have been done, check out these steps to continue troubleshooting:
- If this error is a result of a first time backup, reinstall the ShadowSnap agent using the PsExec:
- Ensure that there are antivirus exceptions for the StorageCraft directories and services.
- Force a differential merge from the Advanced section under the Configure Agent Settings page.
- If the error persists, contact Datto Technical Support.