Use the following procedure to add a Windows account to a Run As Account in System Center Essentials. You can use procedures similar to this one to add other account types. For more information about the other account types, see Credential Types in System Center Essenials.

To create a Run As Account

  1. Log on to the computer with an account that is a member of the Administrators group on the Essentials 2007 Management Server.

  2. In the Essentials 2007 console, click the Administration button.

    When you run the Essentials 2007 console on a computer that is not a Management Server, the Connect To Server dialog box displays. In the Server name text box, type the name of the Essentials 2007 Management Server.
  3. In the Administration pane, expand Administration, expand Security, right-click Run As Accounts, and then click Create Run As Account.

  4. In the Create Run As Account Wizard, on the Introduction page, click Next.

  5. On the General page, do the following:

    1. Select Windows in the Run As Account type list.

    2. Type a display name in the Display Name text box,

    3. As an option, type a description in the Description text box.

    4. Click Next.

  6. On the Account page, type a user name, password, and then select the domain for the account that you want to make a member of this Run As Account.

  7. Click Create.

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