Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Foundation 2013
This article describes SharePoint administrative and services account to be used in the following areas: Microsoft SQL Server, the file system, file shares, and registry entries.
[info-box type=”note”]Important. Do not use service account names that contain the symbol $.[/info-box]
Service accounts are in the AD domain account. The service accounts should form to a syntax standard and should be different for each environment i.e. development, UAT and production. The rights are to be configured via group policy.
Here are the list of recommended service accounts.
|Setup||SP_Setup||The server farm account is used to perform the following tasks: -Setup -SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard -Configure the server farm.|
|Farm||SP_Farm||The server farm account is used to perform the following tasks: -SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard -Manage the server farm. -Act as the application pool identity for the SharePoint Central Administration Web site. -Run the Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Workflow Timer Service.|
|Pool||SP_AppPool||The Pool Account is used to run the Web Application Pools|
|Services||SP_Services||The Services Account is used to run the Window Services|
|Excel Services||SP_Excel||The Services Account for the Excel service|
|Visio Services||SP_Visio||The Services Account for the Visio service|
|Performance Point||SP_PerPoint||The Services Account for the Performance Point service|
|User Profile Service||ADSP_Profile||Service Account to run the SharePoint UPS Service Application|
|Search Service||SP_Search||Service Account to run the SharePoint Search “Windows Service”|
|Default Content Access||SP_Crawl||The Default Content Access Account for the Search Service Application|
|My Site||SP_MyPool||The MyPool Web Application Account|
|Visio Graphics||SP_VisioU||It runs the Unattended Service account for Visio|
|Excel||SP_ExcelU||It runs the Unattended Service account for Excel|
|PowerPivot||SP_PowPivtU||It runs the Unattended Service account for PowerPivot|
|Claims to Windows Token||SP_C2WTS||It runs the Claims to Windows Token Service Account|