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What all rights need to be provided to backupadmin account for Symantec backupexe

Created: 11 Feb 2013 • Updated: 19 Feb 2013 | 4 comments
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What all rights need to be provided to backupadmin account  for Running All Symantec backup Services and application .

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amol amodkar's picture

 

 
To perform any backup operations, the following Windows user rights are required
for the service account and any Backup Exec logon accounts:
 Act as part of the operating system
 Create a token object.
 Back up files and directories.
 Restore files and directories.
 Managed auditing and security log.
 Logon as a batch job (only for Windows Vista and later).
 
If this computer is in a domain, enter a Domain Administrators account, or an
equivalent account that is part of the Domain Admins group. In the Domain list,
select or enter the Domain name.
 
The account that you designate for Backup Exec services, whether it is a new
account or an existing user account, is assigned the following rights:
 Authenticate as any user and gain access to resources under any user identity.
 Create a token object, which can then be used to access any local resources.
 Log on as a service.
 Administrative rights (provides complete and unrestricted rights to the
computer).
 Backup operator rights (provides rights to restore files and directories).
 Manage auditing and security log.

 

CraigV's picture

...when you pull your information from an official Symantec TN, it's best to paste those TNs as reference...otherwise you're violating copyright...ie. Plagiarising.

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO73363

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO22515

Alternative ways to access Backup Exec Technical Support:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/blogs/alte...