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OpenSSH Server - Service Account

 
SchmitzS
Occasional Visitor

OpenSSH Server - Service Account

Hi all,

i just installed the ssh on some servers. Unfortunately it uses the user i am logged on with. I created a new service account for the ssh server service. Can i easily change it for all servers or do i change it via windows services to the new account on every server?

Does someone know, which privileges this service account needs?

regards
sebastian
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marsh_1
Honored Contributor

Re: OpenSSH Server - Service Account

hi sebastian,

you should be able to change it by using the options --> protocol settings --> system protocol settings and checking the ssh checkbox

the install ssh page has this in the notes :-

"Note that this account must be a direct member of the 'Administrators' group on the target system; the account will automatically be added to this group if needed."

hope this helps