Windows 2008 - Unable to Change DHCP Backup path to UNC Path. I get Access Denied or Invalid Pathba

Posted on 2009-12-16
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
Unable to Change DHCP Backup path to UNC path/shared folder or Mapped Network
Drive. I get Access Denied or Invalid Path.

I do have full rights to the UNC path/shared folder. I am able to read and write to the UNC path/Shared folder. I also tried to change the DHCP backup path on the registry, but to no avail.

My ultimate goal here to send our current DHCP backup to one of our DHCP "Standby" Backup server.

Please help.


Question by:TFHDIT
    LVL 27

    Accepted Solution

    Chances are the SYSTEM account running the backup does not have rights to the shared resource.  How about mounting the shared resource as a local drive and taking it from there.

    Author Comment

    I Full Admin Rights on all the Servers.   I did map the shared resource. Thank you for your comment!
    LVL 27

    Expert Comment

    by:Jason Watkins
    Is the backup running under your user account or the SYSTEM account?

    Author Comment

    System Account. Admninistrator Account

    Author Closing Comment

    resolved the issue myself.


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