Required user rights for backup jobs

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).

For more information about user rights in Windows operating systems, see your Microsoft documentation.

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About the Backup Exec service account

About configuring logon accounts

Required user rights for backup jobs