Recovery Manager for Active Directory assigns a default name to a newly created Computer Collection. You can rename a Computer Collection to assign it a more descriptive name.
To rename a Computer Collection
When renaming a Computer Collection for which a backup creation task is scheduled, you may be prompted to supply the user name and password of the account under which you want to run the scheduled backup creation operation. This is because Task Scheduler may need to re-create the backup creation task when a Computer Collection is renamed. When creating a scheduled task, Task Scheduler requires that you supply the user name and password of the user account under which the task will run. For more information, see Setting user account for scheduled tasks.
To modify properties for a Computer Collection
The Properties dialog box opens, allowing you to specify what to back up, where to store backups, and what kind of logging to use. In addition, the Properties dialog box allows you to manage the backup creation schedule for the Collection and specify the user account under which the scheduled backup creation operation will run.
All settings specified in the Properties dialog box for a Computer Collection only relate to that Computer Collection. Different Computer Collections may have different properties.
For more information about Computer Collection properties, see Properties for an existing Computer Collection.
To delete a Computer Collection
This only deletes the Computer Collection you selected along with the computer and container shortcuts it includes and the backup creation tasks scheduled for that Computer Collection. The containers, domain controllers, and AD LDS (ADAM) hosts whose shortcuts were added to the Computer Collection are not deleted. Deleting a Computer Collection does not delete the backups that were created for that Collection.
For each Computer Collection (applicable to all domain controllers within a collection), you can specify a user account that will be used to access the following:
These credentials are also used to connect to Active Directory in the following cases:
To specify an access account
You can also specify a separate account that will be used to access the backup storage on the DC Storage tab.
If no access account is specified on the Agent Settings tab and no scheduled tasks exist for the Computer Collection, Recovery Manager for Active Directory will use the account under which the Recovery Manager Console is currently running.
If no access account is specified and a backup creation task is scheduled for the Computer Collection, Recovery Manager for Active Directory will use the account under which the scheduled task is run. You can view and change this account on the Schedule tab in the Properties dialog box for a Computer Collection. For more information, see Schedule tab subsection in Properties for an existing Computer Collection.
Note: The scheduled task account is not used to access the DC Storage from the agent side. The agent uses a local system account on a domain controller for this operation.
For additional information about the account requirements, please refer Permissions required for the Backup operation.