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I have application that have to access shared network folder. Application runs under SYSTEM account so I have to grant SERVER-NAME\SYSTEM account access. When I try to input "SEVER-NAME\SYSTEM" into "Share Permissions" window - window tells me that I enter wrong account

Both servers are in domain

How can I grant access to SERVER-NAME\SYSTEM account?

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Assuming that your machines are on a domain, processes running as the SYSTEM account will access the network using the computer account.

When adding the account to the share permissions, ensure that you have 'Computers' selected in the Object types and specify SERVER-NAME as the user name.

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Try <domain>\<computername>$ in the object name box. –  Simon Catlin Jul 27 '12 at 21:06

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