Next, you may want to modify the settings of the newly created EASA service. The most common modification is to change the user account, under which the service will run. Again, the configuration process is different on Windows and Linux computers. Please use the appropriate set of instructions below.
By default on a Windows computer, the EASA service is set up to start automatically and log on using the Local System. It is recommended that you configure the service to log on as the user account that is used to communicate with compute servers. You configure the EASA service to run as a specific user as follows:
Tip: When specifying the Account to run the EASA Service setting, be sure to use the correct syntax, especially for domain user accounts. The safest approach is to use the Browse button to locate and select the account.
Note: When running an Excel Server as a service, the Local System account must not be used.
Note: The EASA service must be configured to log on as a specific user account prior to installing the EASA Client on the EASA Server. Otherwise, the EASA Client will not function properly on the EASA Server. This issue only pertains to the EASA Client on the EASA Server. The EASA Client will install and function properly on all other client computers, regardless of the Log On method of the EASA Service.
By default on a Linux computer, the EASA service is set up to start automatically and run under the root account. You configure the EASA service to run as a specific user as follows:
<EASAROOT>/tomcat/bindirectory as follows:
<user> is the new user name.
Note: The user account that EASA runs under must have write permissions to all data under