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Sharepoint - Add users (superusers) to Distributed Service account

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Hi There

I was reading this MS Sharepoint article (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff758656.aspx)  

on "superuser" accounts for Sharepoint. These two accounts are setup for the Distributed Cache Service.

What I want to do is remove the current farm account on the Distributed Cache Service. And add the two superuser accounts instead.

More info: http://www.gsoft.com/en/blog/configuring-administrative-service-accounts



In summary what I would like to know:

1. How to view service accounts for services such as Distributed Cache Service and App Fabric Cache service.

2. Change the accounts for these services and the super user accounts.

**If you read the above link you can see that there are two superuser accounts associated to the Distributed Cache Service.

**With relation to the first Microsoft article I have already created the super user account just need to add them to the distributed Cacher service.

If you require additional info please let me know.

Best,
J3di
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Rainer Jeschor earned 2000 total points
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Hi J3di,

the super user accounts are just configured - there is only one identity / Managed Account to run the Distributed Cache Service.

The Distributed Cache Service IS the AppFabricCacheService (thats the internal name of the service :-)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219613.aspx

You can configure / set the account with the following script:
$spFarm = Get-SPFarm
$cacheService = $spFarm.Services | where {$_.Name -eq "AppFabricCachingService"}
$newAccount = Get-SPManagedAccount -Identity "Yourdomain\Account"
$cacheService.ProcessIdentity.CurrentIdentityType = "SpecificUser"
$cacheService.ProcessIdentity.ManagedAccount = $newAccount
$cacheService.ProcessIdentity.Update()
$cacheService.ProcessIdentity.Deploy()

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If you want to do more in this area, have a look on the Codeplex project "SPAutoInstaller".
https://autospinstaller.codeplex.com
With their scripts you can configure the whole SharePoint farm.

HTH
Rainer
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Oh.. Right. Thank you just what I needed to know
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