Permissions to run an agent by using a local or domain account
Only a local or domain user who is a member of Administrators group has permissions to run the Microsoft .NET agent. This topic provides conditions that must be met if the local or domain user is not a member of Administrators group.
User must have the following permissions to the system drive and agent installation drive
User must have the following permission to the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE registry key
User must be a member of the following groups on the monitored server
- Performance Monitor Users
- Performance Log Users
Note: However, it is advisable to run Microsoft .NET agent with a local or domain user that is a member of local Administrators group.