RunAs Service

The RunAs Service component allows you to run interactive applications as different security principals, or in a restricted security context. It is invoked using the command-line tool Runas.exe.

This component allows you to specify your credentials using either a user name and password, or a smart card and personal identification number. You can retain the credentials associated with a security principal so that subsequent program executions in the context of this principal will not require you to re-enter credentials.


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