Step 1: Add a service account for j5 to the Active Directory - j5 - 28.0 - Installation & Upgrade - Hexagon PPM

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  1. Sign into the Active Directory as an Administrator.

  2. Click Tools in the Dashboard and select the Active Directory Users and Computers application.


  3. Right-click on Managed Service Accounts and then select New > User.

  4. Complete the details for the j5 service account:

    • Enter a User logon name (for example, j5-application-dev).

    • Enter your Domain (for example, Use the domain account that the j5 Windows Service runs on.

  5. Click Next.

  6. When prompted to set a password:

    • Enter a password (remember to save it elsewhere in a secure place).

    • Clear the User must change password at next logon check box.

    • Select the User cannot change password check box.

    • Select the Password never expires check box.

  7. Click Next.

  8. Verify the entered information and select Finish.