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ServiceProcessInstaller.Account Property

Gets or sets the type of account under which to run this service application.

Namespace: System.ServiceProcess
Assembly: System.ServiceProcess (in system.serviceprocess.dll)

public:
property ServiceAccount Account {
	ServiceAccount get ();
	void set (ServiceAccount value);
}
/** @property */
public ServiceAccount get_Account ()

/** @property */
public void set_Account (ServiceAccount value)

public function get Account () : ServiceAccount

public function set Account (value : ServiceAccount)

Property Value

A ServiceAccount that defines the type of account under which the system runs this service. The default is User.

When the Account property is User, the Username and Password properties are used to define an account under which the service application runs.

The Username and Password pair allows the service to run under an account other than the system account. This can, for example, allow the service to start automatically at reboot, when no user is logged on. If you leave either the Username or Password empty and set Account to User, you will be prompted for a valid user name and password at installation.

You can also specify that the service run under the local system account, or as a local or network service.

  • Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see .

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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