19 Dec

Windows Server 2012 Group Managed Service Accounts

windows-server-2012-logo1Windows Server 2012 includes new functionality, called Group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA), which provides a useable solution for password management for service accounts. Specifically:

  • A single gMSA can be used on multiple hosts.
  • A gMSA can be used for scheduled tasks.
  • A gMSA can be used for IIS Application Pools, SQL 2012 and potentially other applications.

More information on gMSAs can be found here.

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