Creating the Backup Exec operators group manually

Article:HOWTO51805  |  Created: 2011-05-04  |  Updated: 2011-06-15  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO51805
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Creating the Backup Exec operators group manually

You must create a beoper group on each server on which you want to install the Remote Agent for Linux or UNIX Servers.

See About the Backup Exec operators group for the Remote Agent for Linux or UNIX Servers.

Note:

Ensure that you understand how to set security for groups on Linux or UNIX servers before you assign a Group ID for the beoper group.

Table: How to manually create the beoper group

Step

Action

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Step 1

Navigate to the Linux or UNIX server on which you want to install the Remote Agent.

If the Linux or UNIX server is in an NIS domain, navigate to the NIS domain's group file.

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

Step 2

Create a group with the following case-sensitive name:

beoper

See the operating system's documentation for more information about how to create a group.

Step 3

In the beoper group, add the users that you want to have permission to back up and restore the Linux or UNIX server.

See the operating system's 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 beoper group.

See Creating a Backup Exec logon account.


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