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Starting May 1st, 2018, we will no longer offer the ArchiveOne family of products. This includes all editions of ArchiveOne, ArchiveOne for Files, Max Compression, and Access Security Manager. If you currently hold a maintenance and support contract, you will continue to receive our award-winning support until your contract expires, or until May 1st, 2019, whichever occurs first. The license for ArchiveOne is perpetual; therefore the software may continue to be used independently without any updates or support indefinitely.

How to Change the Default Security Group Name

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This article refers to Barracuda ArchiveOne Enterprise version 6.5.1 and higher.

During installation, you are prompted to create an ArchiveOne user group, by default, ArchiveOneUsers. If you want to change this user group name, for example, if you want to follow your existing naming conventions, use the steps in this article to update the ArchiveOne Users group name.

ArchiveOne Version 7.3 and Higher

  1. In Active Directory (AD), change the existing security group name to the new desired name.
  2. On the Archive Server, browse to the local configuration store in C:\ProgramData\Barracuda\ArchiveOne\LocalConfigurationStore.
  3. Open the System_Service.ini in a text editor such as Notepad.
  4. Update the line Group Name= to the new name of the security group.
  5. Save and close the file.

ArchiveOne Version 7.2 and Earlier

The steps in this article involve editing the Windows machine registry. Using the Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious, system-wide problems that may require you to re-install Windows to correct. Barracuda Networks cannot guarantee that any problems resulting from the use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use this tool at your own risk. It is highly recommended that you create a backup of the registry before making any changes.

  1. In AD, change the existing security group name to the new desired name.
  2. On the Archive server, type regedit to open the Registry Editor.
  3. Browse to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINES\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\AOnePolService\Parameters
  4. Right-click and modify the string Group Name.
  5. In Value data: type the desired group name created in step 1 above, and then click OK.
  6. Open the Microsoft Services console (services.msc), and restart ArchiveOne Service.

The new ArchiveOne user group name is now in effect.

 

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