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How to Create a Run As Account in Operations Manager 2007 SP1

Updated: February 16, 2008

Applies To: Operations Manager 2007 SP1

Use the following procedure to add a Windows account to a Run As Account. You will use procedures similar to this one to add other account types.

To create a Run As Account

  1. Log on to the computer with an account that is a member of the Operations Manager Administrators role for the Operations Manager 2007 management group.

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

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

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

  5. On the General page, do the following:

    1. Select Windows in the Run As Account type list.

    2. Type a display name in the Display Name text box,

    3. As an option, type a description in the Description text box.

    4. Click Next.

  6. On the Account page, type a user name, password, and then select the domain for the account that you want to make a member of this Run As Account.

  7. Click Create.