5051: Acronis Backup & Recovery 10: Specifying Task Credentials

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Last update: 12-03-2010

The recommendation is to set the task to run as Administrator

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It is recommended to use administrator credentials when you create a backup plan or task.

When you create a task, the product by default sets the access credentials of the user under which you are currently logged in on the current machine or connect to a remote machine with Acronis Agent.

To set the credentials explicitly, you will need to check the Advanced view box on the Create backup plan window:

If the administrator credentials are changed after a task has been created, the task will fail to run. You will need to change the task's credentials to the valid ones.

To change the credentials of an existing task, do the following:

  • Connect to the Acronis Agent and click Backup plans and tasks:

  • Right-click on the task and select Edit:

  • Check the Advanced box view and change the credentials:

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