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2577365 - Impact of renaming Windows user account used for installing or upgrading IPS, DS or BIP


 The IT security guidelines in your organization have changed and you are now facing one of the below scenarios:

Scenario #1: Rename the user account at Windows OS Level which has been earlier used for installing or upgrading IPS, DS or BIP.

Scenario #2: Use an user account which is different from the user account earlier used to install IPS, DS or BIP.

You want to understand the impact of using such modified or different Windows user accounts for upgrade scenarios for the above mentioned products moving forward.



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