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I'm trying to setup Windows Backup on a Server 2008 machine to backup to a network share. When I run the wizard to setup the backup I get an error message "The user name being used for accessing the remote share folder is not recognized by the local computer".

I have no idea what this means. Help?

The server with the network share is a domain controller (also server 2008). The server I am trying to back up is not and is not part of the domain.

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Make a user account on your backup server that is a copy (username and password) of a valid user account on the domain and use that to run the backups

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correct answer! –  Henrik P. Hessel Apr 4 '10 at 10:11

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