Service accounts are Windows accounts with special permissions on farm servers and in the farm itself, and are responsible for automating many of SharePoint's functions and integrating it with the local operating system.

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Automatically logged in as “System Account” after changing service accounts

Note: The steps listed below should resolve this issue in most cases. My situation involved my browser cache... Whenever I access my SharePoint 2010 foundation page I am automatically logged in as ...
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Change SharePoint Service Account using PowerShell

In the Central Admin you are able to change a registered Service Account to a specified service (as in the image) Is this possible to manage by powershell? Thanks
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SharePoint installation using one-account method

please help me with one hard task. I am not able to convince some admins and neither whole companies that installing & using SharePoint by using one (local) account method is against all best ...
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Security Token Service - which account and permissions should be?

I would like to ask you about Security Token Service, in SharePoint Foundation. Default this service works on user who installed SP but I would like to change this account. Which permissions I have to ...
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InfoPath 2010 and SharePoint 2013 Claims Based

I cant get InfoPath 2010 to auto populate current user in SharePoint 2013, It keeps populating service account. I know this has to do with claims based auth but I can't see any reasonably workaround ...
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Change Workflow Manager 2013 credentials

I need to change the service account running Workflow Manager 2013 and I am unable to find a procedure for doing this without dismantling the whole farm and starting again the process. I tried ...
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SP 2013 Service account for Service App and App pool

I'm configuring my three-tier SP 2013 farm and I'm getting confused with all the information I'm finding online about the service accounts. I've read this conversation and I have some additional ...