How to Configure a Domain Account for IIS Application Pool

Here are some instructions on how to configure an IIS Application Pool to run as a domain account.

The gist is to ensure that the account is a member of the IIS_WPG group on the local machine. Then start the application pool.

To be sure, run this command:

aspnet_regiis -ga MachineName\AccountName

as this document states:


Also, don't forget to create an SPN for the account:


setspn -A MSSQLSvc/ databaseservername.fullyqualifieddomainname