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Managed Service Account Naming Convention

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A while back I had to help a customer update their naming standard for their Managed Service Accounts, so I thought I would share some of those details. The DBAs and other administrators had a difficult time determining which service account belonged to which server and to which service. They had a corporate requirement to have separate accounts for each service; for example, one for the engine and one for the agent. Their current naming convention was just to have an incrementing number at the end. SVCSQL1$ = DB engine service SVCSQL2$ = Agent service SVCSQL3$ = Full Text service...

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