Re: Scheduling NTBackup to mapped drive

  • From: "Tony Anderson" <tandersn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2004 10:33:11 -0700

>The key is can, not will. One of the problems with that is if
> a username and password is needed to map the drive, the user name and
> password are there in clear text and are sent across the wire in clear
> Using a UNC will always work.

I just want to point out, you don't need to put the credentials in the
script if the scheduled job runs as an actuall domain account, rather than
the SYSTEM (default) account.

Tony Anderson
Windows Systems Architect

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