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Creating a Service Account

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  • Dear all,

    How can I create a manged service account in Active directory which has the privilege of installation application on client computers in the domain. 

    Suppose a client user wants to install an important software , I want the users to use this account without the help of the administrator. the account is needed for this purpose only, so it doesn't need any more privilege than this. how can I create such account in Active Directory. my Domain controller is set up in windows 2012.

    please help.

    Friday, November 10, 2017 8:49 AM

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  • This will probably not work for the following reasons:

    1) You would need to associate a service account with the computer on which it would run.  Normally managed service accounts are run on servers. Group managed service accounts (gmSA) can be used on several machines, but you still need to associate each of the machines with the account.

    2) Not every application can run as a managed service account.

    Saturday, November 11, 2017 12:28 AM
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    Monday, November 13, 2017 10:02 AM
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