Which accounts should added to the managed accounts in SharePoint and why?

Should add all service accounts and app pool account to the managed account or there is an exception?

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You should register the following service accounts to the Managed Accounts:

  • SharePoint Farm Account.
  • SharePoint Web Application Pool Account.
  • SharePoint Service Application Pool Account.

Check also


Check official documentation Account permissions and security settings in SharePoint Servers


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