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We may want to modify the settings of a newly created EASA service. Often we want to change the user account under which the service runs.
By the default configuration on a Windows computer, the EASA service will start automatically and will log on using the Local System.
Configure the service to log on as the user account that will communicate with a Compute Server as follows:
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.
The 'Local System' account must not run an ' Excel Server as a service'.
The EASA service must be configured to log on as a specific user account prior to installing the EASA Client. Otherwise, the EASA Client will not function properly on the EASA Server. This issue only pertains to the EASA Client on the same machine as 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. Configure the EASA service to run as a particular user as follows:
new username in the easa.conf file below:
The user account that runs EASA must have write permission to all folders under: