How to setup a dedicated Domain User for the Synchronizer

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Written by Thomas Speekenbrink

Overview:

To access the Exchange folders, a separate user account is needed on the Windows domain, e.g. SyncUSer. This can be a normal domain user, domain admin rights for this user are not required.

How to:

Please follow the steps as described below.

1. Go to Start > Administrative Tools > Active Directory Users and Computers

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2. Right-click Users select New and select User
 
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3. Enter the details for the new user, for example; First Name: Sync, Last Name: User, Full Name: Sync User, User Logon Name: syncuser click Next
 
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4. Type a password and set the correct options as stated in the image below.
 
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5. Check the details of the user which will be created and click the Finish button.
 
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Use this account for installation of the Synchronizer and check if the user has enough rights to run a Windows Service.