What is log on as a service permission?

What is log on as a service permission?

The Log on as a service user right allows accounts to start network services or services that run continuously on a computer, even when no one is logged on to the console. The risk is reduced because only users who have administrative privileges can install and configure services.

How do I enable local login?

Navigate to Security Settings > Local Policies > User Rights Assignment. Configure both Allow log on locally as well as Allow log on through Remote Desktop Services rights to include the users/groups that will be logging into any Windows computers/servers protected with Duo Authentication for Windows Logon.

How do I grant Log on service rights?

To grant the “Log on as a service” rights please:

  1. Run secpol. msc.
  2. In the left pane navigate to Security Settings – Local policies – User rights assignment.
  3. Double click Log on as a service entry in the right pane and add the account you want to use a service one.
  4. Click OK to apply.

How do I start a service with admin rights?

Open command prompt by entering Command Prompt in Windows Search. Right-click it and select ‘Run as administrator’ from the context menu. Alternatively, you can open Command Prompt with admin rights from the Run box by typing cmd, and hitting Ctrl+Shift+Enter.

How do I start a service with a specific user?

Setting an Agent to Run Under a Specific Login Account on Windows

  1. Open the Windows Services console (Start Menu > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services).
  2. Click on the Log On tab.
  3. Click on the This account radio button.
  4. After clicking on the Browse button, the Select User or Service Account dialog will appear.

Where do I find the logon as a service permission?

This logon right strictly applies only to the local computer and must be granted in the Local Security Policy. Perform the following to edit the Local Security Policy of the computer you want to define the ‘logon as a service’ permission:

How to change service permissions in Windows 10?

Right-click the service that you want, and then click Properties. Click the Log On tab, change the password, and then click Apply. Click the General tab, and then click Start to restart the service. Click OK, and then close the Services tool.

How do I configure a user account to have’logon as a service’?

1.Logon to the computer with administrative privileges. 2.Open the ‘Administrative Tools’ and open the ‘Local Security Policy’ 3.Expand ‘Local Policy’ and click on ‘User Rights Assignment’ 4.In the right pane, right-click ‘Log on as a service’ and select properties.

How to troubleshoot service startup permissions Windows Server?

Quit Group Policy Manager, close Group Policy properties, and then quit the Active Directory Users and Computers Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in. If the user is a member of a stand-alone member server, follow these steps: Start the Local Security Settings MMC snap-in.

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