I'm trying to use a Functional account to startup VMware Update Manager 5.0 with external SQL database.
When I try to start up Update Manager Service with this new account I get the following error:
Windows could not start the VMware vSphere Update Manager Service service on Local Computer.
Error 5: Access is denied.
There is not an Update Manager log.
What are the privileges required for this account so it will work?
Anyone done this and have some hints, tips, etc?
I hope the below details may helps you to resolve your issue.
If the right to log on as a service is revoked for the specified user account, restore the right by performing the following steps:
If the user is in an Active Directory domain:
If the user is a member of a stand-alone member server:
To configure the password for the specified user account to match the current password for that user, use the following steps:
stratolynne Hello, I know this is a fairly old thread but in order to resolve this, in addition to granting the "Log on as a service" permission to the user account, ensure you have also added the user account to the local administrators group on the vCenter Server. I hope this helps!