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NetVault 12.3 - Administration Guide for Managed Service Providers

Introduction Getting started Configuring clients Managing catalog search Configuring storage devices Backing up data Managing policies Restoring data Managing NetVault Backup dashboard Managing jobs Monitoring logs Managing storage devices
Role-based access to manage storage devices Monitoring device activity Managing disk-based storage devices in list view Managing disk-based storage devices in tree view Managing the Snapshot Array Manager Managing tape libraries in list view Managing tape libraries in tree view Managing tape drives in list view Managing tape drives in tree view Adding shared devices
Managing storage media Managing user and group accounts Managing Tenant Monitoring events and configuring notifications Reporting in NetVault Backup Working with client clusters Configuring default settings for NetVault Backup
About configuring default settings Configuring encryption settings Configuring plug-in options Configuring default settings for post-scripts Configuring default settings for Verify Plug-in Configuring Deployment Manager Settings Configuring Job Manager settings Configuring Logging Daemon settings Configuring Media Manager settings Configuring Network Manager settings Configuring Process Manager settings Configuring RAS device settings Configuring Schedule Manager settings Configuring Web Service settings Configuring Auditor Daemon settings Configuring firewall settings Configuring general settings Configuring security settings Synchronizing NetVault Time Configuring the reporting utility Configuring NetVault Backup WebUI default settings Configuring NetVault Backup to use a specific VSS provider Configuring default settings using Txtconfig
Diagnostic tracing Managing diagnostic data Using the deviceconfig utility NetVault Backup processes Environment variables Network ports used by NetVault Backup Troubleshooting

Managing AD groups

The following list identifies what various users can and cannot do within NetVault Backup as it pertains to AD user groups:

An MSP NetVault Backup Administrator can search, list, update, and delete existing NetVault Backup AD groups. However, this administrator cannot list AD groups that have not been added from Active Directory.

An administrator can perform the following tasks in NetVault Backup:

Adding an AD group to NetVault Backup Server

An AD NetVault Backup user with administrative privileges must add AD groups to the NetVault Backup Server before they can be viewed, updated, or deleted by a local NetVault Backup Administrator.

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On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page, select Groups tab, a list of existing groups added in NetVault Backup Server are displayed.
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To add an AD group to the NetVault Database, the AD user must have the Users — Administer user accounts privilege, click Add Group.
Select All Groups to see a list of all the available AD groups that you can add to NetVault Backup Server.
To search the group name,type in Enter Group Name search field partially or completely, the search results displays only matching groups. The Search Group by Name option is a default selection to add a group in NetVault Backup.
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To update membership information, click Client and media group memberships.
On the Editing User Group Memberships page, update the applicable information.
On the Editing Privilege and Quota Settings for User Group page, update the applicable information.
On the Editing Notification Profile for User Group page, update the applicable information.

Viewing a list of AD groups that exist in NetVault Backup

Any NetVault Backup administrator can list the AD groups that exist in the NetVault Database.

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On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page select Groups tab, a list of all the groups added in NetVault Backup Server are displayed.

Modifying description of added AD group in NetVault Backup

Any NetVault Backup administrator can modify or edit the AD group description that exist in the NetVault Database.

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On the Manage User Accounts and User Groups page select Groups tab, select the applicable group to modify or edit description, and click Modify Details.
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