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Windows Backup Operators doesn't have access to tape device

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I have:


retrospect single server 7.6.123 (patch


installed on:


Windows Storage Server 2003 Standard x64. No domains, a simple workgroup.


Has a LTO3 backup device internally.


Everything works as expected when logged in administrator.


Being a remote site I have a user account that needs to have access to the server to change tapes, check history/logs, erase and occasionally restore data. This user account is a member of the BACKUP OPERATORS group. It is NOT an administrators member.


When this user logs in, it has access to the tape drive through computer management.


THE PROBLEM IS: when you start up retrospect you cannot see any tape drives (or anything else) in storage devices. Hence, backup/restore options are non existent.


If I make the user a member of administrators, all is OK. I can't leave the user a member of administrators due to confidential data on the server.


Any assistance appreciated. Thanks.



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