36139: Acronis Backup for VMware: Required Windows User Privileges

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Last update: 03-12-2015

The user should be Administrator with the "Log on locally", "Access this computer from the network" and "Log on as a batch job" privileges

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup for VMware 9 (Acronis vmProtect 9)
  • Acronis vmProtect 8


On the machine where the Acronis Agent is installed, the user under which you connect should be Administrator and should have the following privileges:

  • Log on locally
  • Access this computer from the network
  • Log on as a batch job

To check and assign these privileges, do the following;

  • Hit Start-Run and type in secpol.msc
  • Go to to Security Settings -> Local Policies -> User Rights Assignment