This procedure adds the MPSClusterAdmin account to the Windows-based Hosting Service Accounts group.


Input argument Description Required


The domain controller to use for Active Directory actions. Required input. For example,

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The name of the account. Optional input. This will overrides the default account name MPSClusterAdmin. For example,

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Sample Code

Example XML Request

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<request xmlns:xsl="">   
		 <execute namespace="Deployment Automation" procedure="ConfigureMPSClusterAdmin" impersonate="1">   
			<after source="executeData" destination="data" />   

Manual Procedures

The ConfigureMPSClusterAdmin procedure automatically performs the following manual steps:

  1. Log on to AD01 using an account that is a member of the Domain Administrators group.
  2. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Users and Computers.
  3. Expand, and then highlight Users.
  4. Right-click Windows-based Hosting Service Accounts and then click Properties.
  5. Click the Members tab, and then click Add.
  6. Type MPSClusterAdmin, and then click Check Names. Verify that the MPSClusterAdmin account is underlined, and then click OK.
  7. Click OK to close the Properties dialog box.