How to use the gMSA account as a Home user for 12.2 installation
(Doc ID 2224800.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
In Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, Microsoft introduced a new services account, Group Managed Services Account (gMSA). This is a domain level account and can be used by multiple servers in that domain to run their services under this account. gMSA is different from a standalone MSA because a gMSA can be associated with multiple servers in the domain, whereas an MSA can only be associated with a single server in the domain. A gMSA can be the Oracle home user for Oracle Database Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC), single instance, and client installations.
Using a gMSA 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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