How to Specify a User to Perform Backup Operations?

Posted by @Cherry

January 19, 2017

This article will tell you how to specify a user to perform backup options. The backup processes will run as if this users is logged in and performing the backup manually.

Why you need to specify a user to perform backup operations?

Computer users all know that backup should be the most important thing to protect data from data loss. Wile, backup always annoyed those people who work with one computer together. Here is the question, multiple users use the same computer together with different user accounts, and each user saves data and install programs on the same computer. Thus, you may backup the data not belongs to you. To prevent system failure caused by the user who is going to log on the computer or unpredicted disasters, backup when user logs on the computer is a great idea.

Specifying a user to perform backup operations with AOMEI Backupper

How to specify a user to perform backup operations? Here we highly recommend you AOMEI Backupper Professional, which is the easiest backup tool that can help you run backup when user log on automatically. Here take specifying a user to perform file backup operations as an example.

Step1. Install and launch AOMEI Backupper Professional. Select File backup under the Backup tab.

File Backup

Step2. Then, choose the files/folders you want to backup by clicking Add File/Add Folder.

Add File

AOMEI Backupper Professional allows you to backup files with a certain file exclusion.

File Exclusion

Step3.Choose the destination place to store the backups.

Destination

Step4. Here you should clickSchedule at the button of File Backup window. It will show you the schedule setting window. In the General tab, you can set up a schedule backup with daily, weekly, monthly, event triggers. Here select Event triggers.

Event Triggers

Tips: the Advanced tab is for you to set up full backup, incremental/differential backup.

Step5.It will show you the Event triggers window. And you can specify an event type to run your backup task when the event you selected occurs. AOMEI Backupper provides four event types at present: User logon, User logoff, System startup, System shutdown. To specifying a user to perform backup options, check the User logon option here,click OK.

User Logon

Step6.Then, it will back to the the backup window. The Schedule check box will be selected here, click Start Backup to execute the task.

Start Backup

Specifying a user to performance backup operations with AOMEI Backupper is so simple, just only a few mouse clicks, you can set up a schedule task for how to run backup when user logs on. If you need, you can also run backup when user log off, or system boot/shutdown. AOMEI Backupper Professional can run with Windows PC users including Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10. If you are a Windows Server user, the AOMEI Backupper Server edition is suitable for you.