Back in Windows Server 2008 R2, when stand-alone Managed Service Accounts (sMSA) were new, they could not be used to execute scheduled tasks. In Windows Server 2012 however, there is a new type of account called the Group Managed Service Account (gMSA). This type of account is supposedly capable of launching scheduled tasks in the task scheduler on clients & member servers inside of a Windows Server 2012 forest/domain functional level.
So far, I have:
- Established a Windows Server 2012 forest/domain
- Created a Group Managed Service Account (gMSA)
- Installed the gMSA on a Windows Server 2012 member server
And currently I'm having trouble with:
- Setting a scheduled task to use the gMSA
When I attempt to use a gMSA on a scheduled task, I get the error message that says "The object cannot be found" (paraphrased) message.
My question is: How do I configure a Scheduled Task to execute using a Group Managed Service Account (gMSA)?