SPEFARM Permissions

Jun 2, 2011 at 12:23 PM
Edited Jun 2, 2011 at 12:27 PM

I used AutoSPInstaller to build a Farm but I am confused with Users Rights. Can the "SPS_FARM" create Web Application? It is in Farm Owners Group but It's not possible to create Web Application.

I already saw this link http://blog.lekman.com/2010/11/automated-sharepoint-2010-installations.html but I need more information.

I think that the reason is because SPS_FARM is not in Administrator local Group. I would like to know who is the user who can create Web Application in an installation made with AutoSPInstaller.

Thanks in advanced!

Coordinator
Jun 3, 2011 at 6:57 PM

Why would you be creating web applications with the farm account? Normally you would not even log in with that account, it's strictly a service account only. The Setup account is actually the account that would actually be creating web apps (at least during the script).

HTH,

Brian