Setup Wizard: Action Account page

Applies To: Forefront Client Security

Use this wizard page to specify details about the action account.


It is highly recommended that you read the Client Security Deployment Guide. The Deployment Guide covers the system requirements, prerequisite software, and the order of installation, all of which are critical for successfully installing Client Security.

Control Description

Action account

The collection server uses the action account to run server-side scripts and security state assessment. The action account must be a domain user account.

For more information about service accounts, including the action account, see "Service and installation accounts" in the Client Security Planning and Architecture Guide.

Client Security uses Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 to collect and report about malware and vulnerabilities on the client computers. To learn about the MOM components in Client Security, see "Client Security and Microsoft Operations Manager" in the Client Security Planning and Architecture Guide.