Knowledge Base Article
Article Type: How To
Product: Symphony
Product Version: 7.1
Component: Symphony Server
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Created: 20-Sep-2011 10:01:15 AM
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Configure Symphony services to log on under a specific user account

Task 1: Grant the local account permission to Log On as service.

  1. On the computer that hosts the Symphony services, run secpol.msc or open Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Local Security Policy.
  2. Expand Local Policies and click User Rights Assignments.
  3. Right-click Log on as Service and click Properties.
  4. Click Add User or Group.
  5. Add the user account that the Symphony Server uses and click OK.
    Note: If the user account that you add is not a local or domain administrator, perform the following steps.
    1. Open a command prompt.
    2. Use the following command to grant local/domain user access permission to the IIS folders:
      cd c:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319
      aspnet_regiis.exe -ga domain\user
    3. Use the following command to reserve the URL for a non-administrator user account:
      netsh add urlacl url=http://+:5047/Soap/ user=DOMAIN\user

Task 2: Add global settings

Configure all Symphony services to log on with a specific Windows account.

  1. In the server configuration interface, click Devices > Servers.
  2. Select a server and click Edit.
  3. In the Manage Services section, perform the following tasks:
    1. Select This account.
    2. Type the username for the user account. If you do not include a domain, the username must include .\ as a prefix.
    3. Type the password. for the user account.
  4. Click Save.

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