Service Account

About Service Accounts

Service Account is assigned to a specific information resource or resource group to facilitate services by an external support provider (a support service account) or to authenticate one system or resource to another (a system service account).

  • Available to: Faculty, Staff, Student Employees
  • Where to use: Texas State Mac or Windows computers, online
  • Cost: Free

Get Started

Submit this form to request a Service Account.

NOTE: Service accounts are not permitted for interactive logon and should be run by an application or service, never logged in to a computer via console or RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol).


To learn more about Service Accounts, see UPPS 04.01.02 - Information Resources Identity and Access Management.

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