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CUSTOMIZATION OF USERS ACCESS IN SYMANTEC NETBACKUP

Created: 02 Jul 2013 • Updated: 02 Jul 2013
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NetBackup administrators can protect a NetBackup configuration by defining who may access NetBackup and what functions a user group can perform.Non-root users can be authorized for a subset of the NetBackup - Java administrator applications. To authorize users for a subset of the Netbackup - Java administrator applications, use the following identifiers for the ADMIN keyword in the auth.conf file.

 

Privileges of Users access in Java console

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For example, to give a user (user1) access only to the Device Monitor and Activity Monitor, add the following entry to the auth.conf file: user1 ADMIN=DM+AM

Post implementation

When this is done, the administrator can delegates the permissions to users as required.

The below Screen-shot shows the user is having permissions only to Activity monitor. Hence the user can performance only monitoring job.

 

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References

Veritas NetBackup™ Administrator’s Guide, Volume I