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Permission requirements for Windows credentials

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Permission requirements for Windows credentials

Provide the proper permissions for the Windows credentials.

User accounts

To provide sufficient permissions, Windows credentials must be one of the following:
  • A domain user with local administrator access on the target Windows hosts.
  • A local account that has administrator privileges and User Access Control (UAC) disabled on the same target host.
  • A user who meets the requirements of Discovery Windows probes and permissions (Discovery only).
  • A user who meets the requirements of the Orchestration activity to be run (Orchestration only).

Workgroup computers

To run Powershell commands to discover a Workgroup computer, configure the MID Server credentials for either of these users:
  • Built-in administrator account on the Workgroup computer.
  • Domain user on the Workgroup computer.
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