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  • Hello All

    What is Better and more secure to install SQL server 2008 and 2012 services with "NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE" or Domain user

    Many thanks 

    Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:42 PM

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  • Hello All

    What is Better and more secure to install SQL server 2008 and 2012 services with "NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE" or Domain user

    Many thanks 

    Always run SQL server service account whether it is 2008/2008R2/2012 with domain account having least privileges.Minimum privileges has been documented below

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc281953(v=sql.100).aspx

    Please dont use NetworkService account


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    • Proposed as answer by Sofiya Li Friday, April 25, 2014 6:33 AM
    • Marked as answer by Baseloo Friday, April 25, 2014 5:44 PM
    Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:52 PM