Disallow network as backup target

This policy setting allows you to manage whether backups of a machine can run to a network share or not.

If you enable this policy setting, machine administrator/backup operator cannot use Windows Server Backup to run backups to a network share.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, there is no restriction on network share being backup target.

Supported on: At least Windows Server 2008
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Backup\Server
Value NameNoBackupToNetwork
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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