A Managed Account is effectively an Active Directory user account whose credentials are managed by and contained within SharePoint.

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Should my farm account be in the local admins group?

In my Review problems and solutions reports I have the following Security Warning: Both of the offending services use my "farm" managed account (I named it SP_Farm on my domain, it's the one you ...
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What is the Best Practise to use the managed service accounts and service accounts for staging environment?

For preparing staging environment for sharepoint 2013 what is the best practise to create managed service accounts and service accounts. Do i keep Same Managed accounts that i currently i am using ...
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Managed Account Password Is Being Unintentionally Changed in Service Configuration

Our team has recently configured a new server with a SharePoint 2010 installation and restored a backup of a site from hosted pool onto the new dedicated server. The timer service in central ...
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What is register managed account?

When we create a new web app, we get option to select/register new managed account. I want to know what happens if we create new account, what sort of an account is this? can someone also provide me ...
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Changing password through CA for any managed account

Does changing password through Central Administration for any managed account (like my farm admin account) also sync and update the password in AD? If we change password for a managed account in AD ...
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Which accounts should be managed accounts?

Three questions on a theme... Which accounts should be managed accounts? Or perhaps to put it another way, which services / things are best to have as managed accounts? Or perhaps the opposite ...
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Do the Portal Super User and Portal Super Reader accounts configured for accessing the Object Cache need to be Managed Accounts?

The TechNet article Configure object cache user accounts doesn't say anything about it. Does anyone know?
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How to get all managed accounts and create a new one using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013

I need to get all Managed Accounts in SharePoint 2013. If there are nothing, I need to create a new one. How can I do this using PowerShell?
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User Profile Service and Account disabled

I'm facing a problem after I have installed and configured the User Profile Service. When I create the synch everything work fine but now the system floods active directory with wrong credential (I ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Uninstall app for SharePoint': The System Account cannot perform this action

I have the SharePoint 2013 RTM Farm from Cloudshare. This SharePoint topology includes a server with SharePoint 2013 Enterprise RTM, Visual Studio 2012 and Office 2013 RTM, an additional ...
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Project Server: the server farm account should not be used for other services error

I just recently installed Project Server on my SharePoint Server and used my farm account to install. Now I'm working on resolving errors that get thrown with using the farm account to install. 3 ...
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Steps to change SP_Farm account in SharePoint 2010?

In one of the SharePoint 2010 environment, sp_Farm account is responsible for the below services and we would like to change the password of the account. Farm Account Microsoft SharePoint Foundation ...
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Cannot connect to the configuration database after changing farm account

I tried to replace the Farm Account. I created a new local account: farm.account. In the SP admin, I went to Manage Service accounts (I think) and changed the account used, using the drop down, I ...
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AD Managed Service Account as SharePoint Managed Account

I'm slightly confused with regards to managed service accounts in Active Directory & SharePoint. Here's what I'm doing: Create a managed service account in AD with "New-ADServiceAccount" & ...
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Which Steps to perform after changing Service Account password from Active Directory?

I have one requirement where I have to reset password of Service Accounts and SQL Administrator account of SharePoint from Active Directory. Now after changing these password what should be my next ...
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SharePoint 2010 Managed account password propagation failure

On our SharePoint 2010 farm we have implemented managed accounts and these are configured to automatically change password each month. The issue we face is sometimes after the password is changed it ...
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Unable to Register Managed Account

When I followed http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp179923%28v=office.15%29 ,section Create an isolated app domain on your development computer step 5, I should create a new managerAccount. But ...
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How to change SPF_admin password?

We are using sharepoint 2010. As we no longer remember the SPF_admin credentials, i want to reset password for that account. . Please advice.
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Error deleting Managed Account

SharePoint 2010 Server. When I try and delete this account I get this error. The account DOMAIN\sp_Services is still being used by these components: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Tracing. Where ...
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Managed Account Generate New Password Caused Search to fail

I used the managed account generate new password for my search service account. Everything looks like it worked just fine but now I'm getting Item was not crawled because of a password change. Update ...
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Managed Account - cannot delete due to object state

I am getting an object state error on one of my managed accounts in SharePoint 2010. I'd like to just delete that account and start fresh with a new one. In Powershell, I run: Remove-...
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When I go to create a managed user, I receive a “Requested registry access is not allowed.” error message

I'm trying to add a maanged user account to the SharePoint install on my development machine. My development machine is running Windows 7 and is linked to our domain. Right now, I only have 2 ...
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Can't find where to change user on Security Token Service Application

So right now I'm trying to delete a managed user account in my SharePoint Server farm as we try and make him non-existent, using the following code: $s = get-spmanagedaccount "Account_Name" $s.Delete(...
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get-spmanagedaccount how to get the samaccountname and not sid

When I do following i get sid. How do i get the account name (domain\svc-search) etc. foreach($ma in get-spmanagedaccount) { write-host $ma }