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Information about the Local User Account in OfficeScan (TM_OSCE_xxx)

    • Updated:
    • 12 Jul 2018
    • Product/Version:
    • OfficeScan 11.0
    • OfficeScan XG.All
    • Platform:
    • N/A N/A
Summary

You want to determine what the OfficeScan local user inside the Computer Management Properties of OfficeScan is for and whether it will impact the system by removing or disabling the user.

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The local user account (TM_OSCE_xxx) will either be deleted and recreated every time the OfficeScan Master Service restarts.

OfficeScan Master Service will check whether the local user account exists.

  • If it does not exist, the service will add a local user account with a random password.
  • If it does exist, the service will change the password of the local user.

    At this moment, if the service fails to change the password, the service will delete the current account and create a new account.This account has 2 functionalities:

    • For database backup
    • For updating when the update source is a UNC path

    It is used for normal operations of OfficeScan for backing up the database and for the updates.

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Category:
Configure
Solution Id:
1120312
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