Sophos Installation Failure : SeSecurityprivilege

Hello,

We've been using Sophos for two years now. However, for the first time, we're encountering an issue during installation. An error indicates that the following privileges are missing: SeSecurityPrivilege. We've tried installing with a domain admin account and others, but we always end up with this error. Could you please help us?

Thank you.



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[edited by: GlennSen at 4:54 AM (GMT -7) on 2 Apr 2024]
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  • Hi CSDF Informatique,

    Thanks for reaching out to the Sophos Community Forum. 

    I'd suggest checking the following article, namely the section included below. Changes will need to be made to the local security policy on the affected device.
    - SophosSetup.exe precheck messages

    Missing Privileges

    All or some of the following required privileges are missing: SeShutdownPrivilege, SeBackupPrivilege, SeRestorePrivilege, SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege, SeSecurityPrivilege

    You must assign these privileges in the Local Security Policy console, expand "Local Policies" and click on "User Rights Assignment."

    Configure security policy settings

    The above privileges translate to the below User Rights Assignment settings:

    SeShutdownPrivilege: Shut down the system
    SeBackupPrivilege: Backup files and directories
    SeRestorePrivilege: Restore files and directories
    SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege: Take ownership of files or other objects​​​​​​​
    SeSecurityPrivilege: Manage auditing and security log

    Kushal Lakhan
    Team Lead, Global Community Support
    Connect with Sophos Support, get alerted, and be informed.
    If a post solves your question, please use the "Verify Answer" button.
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  • Hi CSDF Informatique,

    Thanks for reaching out to the Sophos Community Forum. 

    I'd suggest checking the following article, namely the section included below. Changes will need to be made to the local security policy on the affected device.
    - SophosSetup.exe precheck messages

    Missing Privileges

    All or some of the following required privileges are missing: SeShutdownPrivilege, SeBackupPrivilege, SeRestorePrivilege, SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege, SeSecurityPrivilege

    You must assign these privileges in the Local Security Policy console, expand "Local Policies" and click on "User Rights Assignment."

    Configure security policy settings

    The above privileges translate to the below User Rights Assignment settings:

    SeShutdownPrivilege: Shut down the system
    SeBackupPrivilege: Backup files and directories
    SeRestorePrivilege: Restore files and directories
    SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege: Take ownership of files or other objects​​​​​​​
    SeSecurityPrivilege: Manage auditing and security log

    Kushal Lakhan
    Team Lead, Global Community Support
    Connect with Sophos Support, get alerted, and be informed.
    If a post solves your question, please use the "Verify Answer" button.
    The New Home of Sophos Support Videos!  Visit Sophos Techvids
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