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Privileges required on remote machine

Regarding BackupExec 12.5 running on Windows Server 2003 SP2:

Please let me know if the following statement is always true.

To successfully back up a remote machine, the service account that runs BackupExec must be a member of the remote machine's administrators group.

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No. If that machine is a DC

No. If that machine is a DC and you want to backup AD, the BESA needs to be a domain administrator.

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No. If that machine is a DC

No. If that machine is a DC and you want to backup AD, the BESA needs to be a domain administrator.