Tag Archives: MSA

Managed Service Account (MSA) GUI Tool by cjwdev – Windows Server 2008R2 schema

My April’s post about Managed Service Accounts had highest audience at my blog so far. Thanks for that! Chris Wright mentioned that he is working on GUI utility which would make MSA’s creation much easier (at least for guys not … Continue reading

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… and one more thing … about Managed Service Accounts

Microsoft released hotfix for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 fixing password change mechanism. MSA’s passwords are updated by default every 30 days (may be changed in registry at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NetLogon\Parameters). When password expires and is changed by computer, Kerberos … Continue reading

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Managed Service Accounts with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Managed Service Accounts (MSA) which came with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 allow you to create domain account which is tied to a specific computer. The account itself is a hybrid of User and Computer account and … Continue reading

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