SharePoint Agent: How to add the Backup Exec Service Account (BESA) to the SharePoint Administrator Group on SharePoint Portal Server 2007 to resolve access denied errors.

Problem

SharePoint Agent:

How to add the Backup Exec Service Account (BESA) to the SharePoint Administrator Group on SharePoint Portal Server 2007 to resolve access denied errors.

Solution

1. Click Start > Programs > Microsoft Office Server and launch the SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration Console.
 
2. Select Operations in the SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration Console .
 
3. In Security configuration select the option "Update farm administrator's group" (Figure 1).
 
Figure 1:
  
 
4. Click New and Add users (Figure 2)
 
Figure 2:
 
 
5. Type the BESA account name (Figure 3)
 
Figure 3:
 
 
6. Under Give permission either select "Add users to a SharePoint group" or "Give users permission directly".

Note: This is applicable for "Access Denied" issues while selecting SharePoint databases in the selection list and running SharePoint backups or restores.

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