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How to Logon Interactively with a Group Managed Service Account

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Managed Service Accounts (MSA) are intended to run as a service and not to be used by an end user to logon interactively; however, there are some cases where it is necessary for troubleshooting. From the Start Menu, if you right click on the PowerShell icon, select More and then click on “Run as a different user”, it will pop up a credential box. Enter in the gMSA account name and click OK. You will immediately get an error. This is because Active Directly manages the account for you, so we have no way of knowing what the password is...

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