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SPEFARM Permissions

Jun 2, 2011 at 1:23 PM
Edited Jun 2, 2011 at 1:27 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 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!

Jun 3, 2011 at 7:57 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).