Providing System Accounts Access to SharePoint 2019 Sites

To provide a system account (ex. DOMAIN\Username) access to SharePoint site crawling, it’s pretty easy to accomplish.

  • Open Central Administrator
  • Under Application Management, click Manage Web Applications
  • Highlight the application that you want to add rights for and click the User Policy button in the ribbon bar.
  • In the Policy for Web Application window, click on Add Users
  • Leave default of All Zones selected and click the Next button
  • Add the user account to add rights for, select the rights level and click the Finish button

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