The Active Directory guided setup guides you through creating a server plan and adding the Active Directory application.
To complete the guided setup for Active Directory, you will need the following server information:
The host name
The credentials that you use to access the Active Directory server
Go to the Active Directory Guided Setup
From the navigation pane, go to Guided setup.
The Welcome page appears.
On the Protect tab, at the bottom of the page, click More.
Click the Active Directory tile.
The Active Directory setup page appears.
Create a Server Plan That You Can Use for Active Directory
If you already have a server plan that you can use, you can skip this step.
On the Create server backup plan page, click Create a new plan, and then specify the settings for a server plan that you can use for Active Directory.
Folders to back up
Add the Active Directory App
On the Add an Active Directory page, enter the following information:
Host name: Enter a fully qualified hostname or IP address for the Active Directory computer. You can enter more than one host name at a time.
Username and Password: Enter the user credentials to provide administrative access to the Active Directory computer.
The administrator must have the following permissions for performing a backup and restore operation:
Be a member of the Domain Administrator Group.
Be able to access the Active Directory deleted object container or the tombstone.
At the minimum have Read, Change and Create Child Objects permissions in the Active Directory domain.
Each domain must have an Active Directory agent installed, to protect individual domains. You can install the Active directory agent on any domain controller within the same domain.
Note: 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
Select a Plan: Select a server plan.