How to Delete a Run As Account in VMM


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager

Use the following procedure to delete a Run As account that is not being currently consumed by any process in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). VMM blocks deletion of any Run As account being consumed by a process.

Account requirements Administrators can delete Run As accounts. Delegated administrators who have Run As accounts in the scope of their user role can delete those Run As accounts.

To delete a Run As account

  1. Open the Settings workspace.

  2. In the Settings pane, expand Security, and then click Run As accounts.

  3. In the results pane, select the Run As account.

  4. On the Home tab, in the Delete group, click Delete, and then click Yes to confirm.

The credentials are removed from the VMM database.