Configure a Connector Service Account
In Windows 2000, services typically run under the account of the computer on which they're installed. This account is called the local system account (LocalSystem), and its password is created and recycled by Windows 2000.
By default, this
Note In previous versions of Exchange, the Exchange Administrator account also had such permissions. However, by providing the connector with a Windows 2000 account associated with a computer rather than a user, problems resulting from lost passwords can be reduced.
If you want to run a connector under a different account than the local system account, add the account to the Exchange Servers group, and then configure the connector services to log on as the new account rather than as the local system account.
To add the account to the Exchange Servers group:
Active Directory Users and Computers
Now you must configure the connector services so that they use this account.
To configure the services:
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