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Minimum Windows Rights Required for SQL Backup Agent Service

DBA72DBA72 Posts: 19
edited July 31, 2007 10:01AM in SQL Backup Previous Versions
Can someone tell me what are the minimum local windows rights that the account running SQL Backup Agent Service requires?


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    peteypetey Posts: 2,358 New member
    - Log On As A Service right
    - read/write access to the local/network paths where the backup files will be stored
    - log on to SQL Server with sysadmin role membership if using Windows Authentication
    Peter Yeoh
    SQL Backup Consultant Developer
    Associate, Yohz Software
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