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Accounts Read our definition of Accounts

An account is an object in a security database or directory which represents a single identity. The owner of an account normally has the ability to sign into that system or application where the account is defined.

Accounts may be assigned security entitlements that determine what they can do once signed-on. They normally have a password or some other authentication factors which the owner of the account provides at login time to prove that he is entitled to use the account.

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