Choosing Startup Account and Authentication
When configuring the
Startup Account — This is the Windows account under which the
InventoryServer is running. This account defines the security context for all operations performed by the InventoryServer. By default, the built-in Local System Network Serviceaccount is used. You can keep the default settings or select another account.
NOTE: If you choose Network Browser as your discovery option in the Direct Network Scan, use the Windows domain startup account for your Inventory Server. For details, see Administration Guide: Adding Direct Network Scan Audit Sources, First Direct Network Scan with the Quick Start Wizard.
- Connection — The Database Access Key imported to the
InventoryServer computer. The Database Access Key defines how the InventoryServer connects to the Alloy Discoverydatabase.