What permissions are required for DCS:SA service account on Windows?
Last Updated June 21, 2019
You want to use a dedicated service account to run the Symantec Data Center Security Server Manager service instead of the default 'Local System' account.
In order for the service to function correctly, the service account requires specific privileges.
Customer environments where the use of a service account is mandated by a security policy.
Based on internal testing, the following are the required service account properties:
Is DCS service account compatible with Group Managed Service Accounts (GMSA)? Yes Local administrator rights required on the Management Server machine? Yes Is used for ‘windows service, scheduled task, IIS, SQL 2012’? Yes is used for any other service? Yes:
Symantec UMC Credential Service Symantec UMC Telemetry Service
Password never expires ? Yes Logon locally ? No Logon interactively ‘RDP’ ? No Logon as a service ? Yes Logon as batch job ? Yes
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