The Veeam Backup Service service terminated with the following error: An exception occurred in the service when handling the control request.

When trying to start the Veeam Backup Service you get the following error in the Application Event Log

Service cannot be started. System.OperationCanceledException: The operation was canceled.
at Veeam.Backup.DBCreator.BackupDatabaseDeployer.CanDeploy(IDatabaseVersion databaseVersion)
at Veeam.Backup.DBCreator.BackupDatabaseDeployer.DatabaseDeploy(List`1 inDeployChangedOptions)
at Veeam.Backup.DBCreator.BackupDatabaseDeployer.Deploy()
at Veeam.Backup.DBManager.SqlRetryableInitializer.Init()
at Veeam.Backup.Service.CVbServiceImpl..ctor(CVbEnvironment env, CTerminationMediator terminator)
at Veeam.Backup.Service.CVeeamBackupSvc.OnStart(String[] args)
at System.ServiceProcess.ServiceBase.ServiceQueuedMainCallback(Object state)

Veeam Backup Service service terminated

And the error below in the System Event Log

The Veeam Backup Service service terminated with the following error: An exception occurred in the service when handling the control request.

Veeam Backup Service service terminated

This is likely caused by a change of Hostname of the server hosting the SQL Database.

To change this update the SqlServerName key here – Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Veeam\Veeam Backup and Replication

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