Granting Log on as a Service permission

You can grant the Log on as a service permission to run the Microsoft SharePoint Server agent as a non-administrator user.

About this task

To grant the Log-on as service permission, follow the procedure that is described here.


  1. Click Start > Administrative Tools > Local Security Policy. The Local Security Settings window opens.

  2. In the navigation pane, expand Local Policy and click User Rights Assignment. The list of user rights opens.

  3. Double-click Log-on as service policy. The Log-on as service Properties window opens.

  4. Click Add User or Group. The Select Users or Groups window opens.

  5. In the Enter the object names to select field, enter the user account name to whom you want to assign permissions, and then click OK.

  6. Click OK.