nagaeendra
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Does Scheduled tasks in FNMS need to run with fnms service account

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kclausen
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Re: Does Scheduled tasks in FNMS need to run with fnms service account

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As stated by Chris, you can use any account to run the Scheduled Tasks, as long as it has the same Windows access and DB Access.  In effect, you may as well use the Service Account.  It must be a full Admin to the Windows Server, it must have the Local Security Policy to run as a batch job, and it needs DBO access to the FNMS databases.

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ChrisG
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As far as I know, the Microsoft Task Scheduler as used by FlexNet Manager Suite has a hard dependency on the "Network access: Do not allow storage of passwords and credentials for network authentication" policy setting being disabled. I haven't looked for some time, but I know in the past I was not able to find any way around that.

You might consider using some other scheduling tool to run scheduled tasks and batch processes instead of using Microsoft Task Scheduler. Scheduling tools other than the Microsoft tool may be considered more acceptable from a security perspective. Regardless of what tool is used, it will somehow need to store a user identity to run batch process. You would need to manage configuration of tasks in your tool of choice to ensure it runs similar tasks to what the FlexNet Manager Suite configuration process automatically configures in Microsoft Task Scheduler for you.

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ChrisG
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Re: Does Scheduled tasks in FNMS need to run with fnms service account

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Scheduled tasks can generally be run using any account with appropriate rights - this could be the FlexNet Manager Suite service account itself, or another account with the same rights if you had some reason you didn't want to use the service account itself.

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kclausen
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Re: Does Scheduled tasks in FNMS need to run with fnms service account

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As stated by Chris, you can use any account to run the Scheduled Tasks, as long as it has the same Windows access and DB Access.  In effect, you may as well use the Service Account.  It must be a full Admin to the Windows Server, it must have the Local Security Policy to run as a batch job, and it needs DBO access to the FNMS databases.

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nagaeendra
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Re: Does Scheduled tasks in FNMS need to run with fnms service account

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Hi Kclausen, How to do in scenario where " Network access: Do not allow storage of passwords and credentials for network authentication" is enabled.
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nagaeendra
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Re: Does Scheduled tasks in FNMS need to run with fnms service account

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and I am afraid i did not accept this as a Soultion, but it show this is the Solution
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