Service accounts

Service accounts are accounts that are used by applications rather than humans. For example, OpenIAM may use the credentials of a service account to access Active Directory. This section describes how to create and manage these types of accounts.

  1. From the top menu, choose User Admin and then select Create New User as shown in the screenshot below:

Create New User

  1. You will then see the Create New User screen. From the drop-down menu entitled Select User Type, choose Service Account.

Select Service Account

  1. For the next screen, assign a First Name and Last Name to the service account as show below:

Service Account Template

For additional information on general account creation, please visit the section Create user by admin.