Follow this procedure to ‘impersonate’ a lost Source PC and
redirect its original access rights to another Source PC.
Assume you have a Source PC that has created Backup sets in the past
on the Storage PC at which an Administrator is currently sitting. By default,
only a Source PC can edit, delete or restore the Backup sets it created. If
that Source PC crashes or is stolen, it will not be able to perform these
operations with its Backup sets.
It is possible for an administrator to ‘impersonate’ a lost Source PC
and redirect its original access rights to another Source PC, using the
Reassign Sets to Another Source PC feature. Assume that you are temporarily
redirecting the rights to work with Backup sets from a ‘lost’ Source PC to
another machine – so the lost data can be reassigned from the Storage PC to the
On the Backup Console
Settings menu, select
The Preferences window is displayed.
On the Preferences window, select
The Access Rights page is displayed.
On the Access Rights page, in the
Select Old Source PC drop-down box, select the ‘lost’ Source
Select New Source PC drop-down box select the machine to which
you want to reassign the lost PC’s Backup sets.
The access rights to the Backup sets will now be reassigned
to the ‘new’ Source PC.