User Account (Pre/Post)

Use this dialog box to define a user or account that has permissions to execute the Pre and Post commands for backups.

Use Local System Account

Specify either the Local System Account or, for added security, another account as having permission to run these commands for backup jobs. Normally, the Local System Account has permissions to access all the data on the local computer.

Impersonate User

Select to enable the User Name and Password boxes. If the Impersonate User account defined here is not available, backup jobs using pre/post commands will fail.

User Name

Use this space to type the name of the Windows user account that will have permission to execute the process.


Use this space to type the corresponding password for this account.