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How to Create a Run As Profile in Essentials

Updated: April 14, 2010

Applies To: System Center Essentials 2010

Run As Profiles are associated with rules, tasks, or monitors in System Center Essentials 2010. Administrators add Run As Accounts to Run As Profiles. Before creating a Run As Profile, make sure that you have created the necessary Run As Accounts you plan to use.

To create a Run As Profile

  1. Log on to the computer with an account that is a member of the Administrators group on the Essentials management server.

  2. In the Essentials console, click the Administration button.

    noteNote
    When you run the Essentials console on a computer that is not the Essentials management server, the Connect To Server dialog box displays. In the Server name text box, type the name of the Essentials management server.

  3. In the Administration pane, expand Administration, expand Security, right-click Run As Profiles, and then click Create Run As Profile.

  4. In the Create Run As Profile Wizard, on the Introduction page, click Next.

  5. On the General page, type a display name in the Display Name text box, optionally type a description in the Description text box, and then click Next.

  6. On the Run As Accounts page, click New.

  7. On the Add Alternate Run As Account page, select a Run As Account from the Run As Account list for this Run As Profile, and then click OK.

  8. On the Run As Accounts page, click Create.

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