How to change the Administration Server service account using the klsrvswch utility

 

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How to change the Administration Server service account using the klsrvswch utility

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Latest update: April 27, 2021 ID: 9293
 
 
 
 

This article concerns:

  • Kaspersky Security Center 13 (version 13.0.0.11247)
  • Kaspersky Security Center 12 (version 12.0.0.7734)
  • Kaspersky Security Center 11 (version 11.0.0.1131)
 
 
 
 

You can change the account used to start the Administration Server service with the klsrvswch utility.

The klsrvswch executable file is located in the Kaspersky Security Center installation folder:

  • for 32-bit operating systems: %ProgramFiles%\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Security Center\klsrvswch.exe
  • for 64-bit operating systems: %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Security Center\klsrvswch.exe

To change the Administration Server account:

  1. Run the klsrvswch utility from the Kaspersky Security Center installation folder. Click Next.
  2. Set the account in one of the following ways:
    • Select Local System Account and click Next.
      The Administration Server service will start under the system account with LocalSystem privileges.
    • Select User account and add the account. Click Next.
      The Administration Server service will start under the domain user account.

Administration Server service selection in Kaspersky Security Center

  1. If requested, set a password and confirm it. Click Next.

Setting a password for an account in Kaspersky Security Center

  1. If necessary, specify the path to a folder with Windows updates. Click Next.

Adding a path to the Windows Update folder where updates are stored.

  1. If necessary, specify an account for additional services related to Kaspersky Security Center. Click Next.

Selecting an account for additional services.

  1. Click Done.

The Administration Server service will be run under the account that you have specified.

When using SQL server Microsoft Windows authentication, be sure to provide access to the SQL database. The user account must be the owner of the Kaspersky Security Center 10 database. It is necessary to use the dbo schema by default.

 
 
 
 
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