Updated: November 25, 2009
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
Account management includes all aspects of creating, modifying, and deleting user accounts. This includes detection of duplicate accounts and security identifiers (SIDs).
The following is a list of all aspects that are part of this managed entity:
The Security Accounts Manager (SAM) is a service that is used during the logon process. The SAM maintains user account information, including groups to which a user belongs. The SAM checks for duplicate accounts and duplicate security identifiers (SIDs).