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Create Run As accounts in VMM

rayne-wiselman|Last Updated: 10/17/2016

Applies To: System Center 2016 - Virtual Machine Manager

This article describes how to create and manage Run As accounts in System Center 2016 - Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) server.

A Run As account is a container for a set of stored credentials. In VMM a Run As account can be provided for any process that requires credentials. Administrators and Delegated Administrators can create Run As accounts. Learn more about different types of Run As accounts.

  1. Click Settings, and in Create click Create Run As Account.
  2. In Create Run As Account specify name and optional description to identify the credentials in VMM.
  3. In User name and Password specify the credentials. The credentials can be a valid Active Directory user or group account, or local credentials.
  4. Clear Validate domain credentials if you don't need it, and click OK to create the Run As account.
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