BDC Share and Local Security Policies

SUMMARY

BDC Share and Local Security Policies

ISSUE

If you cannot access the Backup Data Connector (BDC) share from Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 2008, you may need to adjust your local security policy, LAN Manager authentication level to LM and NTLM - use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated.

To adjust your LAN Manager authentication level

  1. On your Windows machine, click Start > Run then type secpol.msc and hit Enter.
  2. Click Local Policies then click Security Options
  3. Next, navigate to and double-click Network Security: LAN Manager authentication level.
  4. Use the menu to select LM and NTLM - use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Now try accessing the Backup Data Connector share again.

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