Creating the Backup Exec admin group manually on Macintosh systems

Article:HOWTO23474  |  Created: 2010-01-01  |  Updated: 2011-08-29  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO23474
Article Type
How To


Subject


Creating the Backup Exec admin group manually on Macintosh systems

You must create an admin group on each Macintosh system on which you want to install the Remote Agent.

See About the Backup Exec admin group on Macintosh systems.

Note:

Ensure that you understand how to set security for groups on Macintosh systems before you assign a Group ID for the admin group.

Table: How to manually create the admin group

Step

Action

More Information

Step 1

Navigate to the Macintosh system on which you want to install the Remote Agent.

If the Macintosh system is in a NIS domain, navigate to the NIS domain's group file.

See the NIS documentation for information on how to add a group to a NIS domain group file.

Step 2

Create a group with the following case-sensitive name:

admin

See the Macintosh documentation for more information about how to create a group.

Step 3

In the admin group, add the users that you want to have permission to back up and restore the Macintosh system.

See the Macintosh documentation for more information about how to add users to a group

Step 4

Create a Backup Exec logon account for each user that you add to the admin group.

See Creating a Backup Exec logon account.


Legacy ID



v22423026_be2010_adm


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO23474


Terms of use for this information are found in Legal Notices