This service account needs to be setup on the Windows server with following rights and group membership for NMS:
1- Logon as Service
2- Allow Logon locally
3- Member of local Administrators group
4- SQL Server login account for domain user used in NMS install
1. Logon as Service
Under Start->Administrative Tools->Local Security Policy open Local Policies/User Rights Assignment and verify that your user is defined here.
Note that as of v5.6.1 of UIM, your domain user WILL BE ADDED during installation.
2.Now open Allow Logon Locally and verify that your domain user is defined.
3. Member of local Administrators group
Make sure that on your UIM server, your user is a member of the local administrators group.
4- Create account for domain account/service account in SQL Server
You can assign items 1& 2 using Local Security Policy, For item 3 above, by default the Domain Admins group is member of local Administrators group. For item 4, you need to open SQL Server Management Studio to create an SQL Server login for domain account with appropriate permissions.
Once, the above is configured, you can now run the UIM installer specifying an Active Directory account in the database section.
Make sure that you specify AD user with Domain\User syntax as shown below: