When backing up VM's with Symantec, do you use the root account or the Domaind Admin account

hi guys

I'm doing full backups of virtual machines, but they always come up with failures of sorts.
Anyway, I'd like to know if you're backing up a Vmware machine using Backup Exec, do you use the root account for the credentials? Or do you use the Domain Admin?


Thanks
Yash
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)Connect With a Mentor VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Create a special backup user account with has Local Administrator role, or Domain Admin role.
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Dariusz TykaConnect With a Mentor ICT SpecialistCommented:
It depends. If I do backup using AVVI and connected directly to ESX(i) host then I use root account. But when I make backup using AVVI but connected to vCenter server I use dedicated backup account - member of domain admins group.
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