Solved

is iwam_machinename account removed in iis 7.0

Posted on 2009-04-03
3
2,015 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I know that iusr_machinename account is replaced with iusr account in IIS 7.0
What about iwam_machinename account? i could not find it on windows server 2008 machine. Is it removed or replaced with any other account?
0
Comment
Question by:Gopinath_Thiru
3 Comments
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
jss1199 earned 125 total points
ID: 24062486
There is no need for IWAM in IIS7.  The ASP.NET process account handles these functions.  If you haven't changed the account, the default is NETWORK SERVICE
0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:cj_1969
ID: 24062490
I don't think that account is used.
By default the application pool uses the Network Service account which is used to running code, which is what the IWAM_ account was used for.

That said, the IWAM account has been replaced by normal service accounts.  Network Service being the default, Local Service and Local <something> are also available defaults if you look at the logon screen in the application pool configuration.   You can also over-ride these with any local or domain account.
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:Tray896
ID: 24062492
The functions serviced by the IWAM account in previous versions of IIS is now handled entirely by the Network Service account.
0

Featured Post

Top 6 Sources for Identifying Threat Actor TTPs

Understanding your enemy is essential. These six sources will help you identify the most popular threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).

Join & Write a Comment

Running classic asp applications under Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) and IIS 7 is not as easy as one may think. It took me a while to figure it out while getting error 8002801d a few times. After you install the OS you will need to install the fol…
New Windows 7 Installations take days for Windows-Updates to show up and install. This can easily be fixed. I have finally decided to write an article because this seems to get asked several times a day lately. This Article and the Links apply to…
This tutorial will show how to push an installation of Backup Exec to an additional server in both 2012 and 2014 versions of the software. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, select Installation and Licensing, then I…
To efficiently enable the rotation of USB drives for backups, storage pools need to be created. This way no matter which USB drive is installed, the backups will successfully write without any administrative intervention. Multiple USB devices need t…

747 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

9 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now