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Agent Properties (General)

Use the Agent Properties (General) tab to obtain or provide general and/or user account information for the agent. Note that all the options described in this help may not be available and only the options displayed in the dialog box are applicable to the agent for which the information is being displayed.

Client Name

Displays the name of the client computer or application server.

iDataAgent

Displays the identity of the agent that is installed on the client computer or application server.

Installed date

Displays the date on which the agent was installed or upgraded on the client computer or application server.

User Account

Displays the user account used by the system to log in and access the Active Directory server during backup and restore.

The administrator must have the following permissions for performing a backup and restore operation:

  • Be a member of the Domain Administrator Group.
  • At the minimum have Read, Change and Create Child Objects permissions in the Active Directory domain.

You can still use an account that is not in the domain to perform backups. The account must have Read, Change and Create Child Objects permissions in the Active Directory domain. However, DNS Zones are not backed up using that account.

Additionally, review the user permissions for different operating systems in Review User Permissions - Preinstallation Checklist for the Active Directory Agent

Change Account

Click to specify a different account as the User Account.

Enable Offline Mining

Select this option to enable browse and restore of offline data.

Description

Use this field to enter a description about the entity. This description can include information about the entity's content, cautionary notes, etc.

Last modified: 2/20/2019 5:23:56 PM