Last updated on MARCH 16, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
In Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft introduced virtual accounts, which are managed local accounts that use computer credentials to access network resources. A virtual account can be the Oracle home user for Oracle Database single instance and client installations.
Using Windows, virtual accounts simplifies Oracle Database installation and management because a password is not required during service creation and service password maintenance is not needed once the services are created.
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