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Tomcat application can't connect to Active Directory when running as a Windows service

I have a strange scenario that I haven't been able to find any details on anywhere. I have an application running in tomcat that connects to an Active Directory server that works perfectly when I ...
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MSSQL 2008 Service Account

Background: We are a smallish company that prefers to keep things simple and not have to manage our Active Directory very much. My company uses a single administrator account to setup and do all the ...
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1answer
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Problems installing Windows service via Group Policy in a domain

I'm reasonably new to Group Policy administration and I'm trying to deploy an MSI installer via Active Directory to install a service. In reality, I'm a software developer trying to test how my ...
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Are Windows Domain Service Accounts Really Necessary?

One of the biggest problems we have in automating application deployments is the idea that running IIS AppPools and Windows Services under domain service accounts is a 'best practice'. Unfortunately, ...
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Any Reason Why I Can't Run a Windows Service as a Domain User?

Any reason why I can't add a domain user as the logged on role for a Windows service? The syntax of the domain name and user is correct and the password is definitely correct, but whenever I try to ...
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Do domain service accounts benefit from cached credentials?

When a domain user successfully logs on to a domain-joined computer, the user's domain credentials are cached so that the user can logon again if the domain controller is unavailable (eg the computer ...
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Recommended service account setup for MS SQL Server 2005/2008

We have a number of MS SQL servers in our environment running either SQL Server 2005 standard/enterprise or SQL server 2008 enterprise. Currently the SQL services are running as local service or ...
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Error setting a Windows Service LogOn user

I have a windows service installed (Vista SP1), and I'm trying to set its logon user to a domain user instead of the SYSTEM account. I'm able to select the domain location & user through ...
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Running a Windows Service as a user from another Active Directory Domain

I would like to run a Windows Service under the identity of a User Account that exists on a different Active Directory Domain than the one the host machine is currently joined to. What kind of ...
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What is the best way to allow a domain user to start and stop services on the machine?

What is the best way to allow a domain user to start and stop services on the machine? The domains user cannot be made admin.