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Chapter 13.  Backup, Recovery, and Repai... > You can only back up when logged on ...

13.3. You can only back up when logged on as Administrator

Backing up the system requires access to files that are normally restricted from normal users. In order to successfully back up anything other than your own files, your account or group must be assigned the "Back Up Files And Directories" right.

13.3.1. Configure backup rights

You can assign the Back Up Files and Directories right to an individual user (such as your own regular user account) or to a group. But Windows 2000 already has a predefined group called Backup Operators that has the necessary rights to back up the system, and you can simply make yourself (or the required account) a member of that group. Here's how to add an account to the Backup Operators group:


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