Differentiate Local system and Network Service account

Network Service account is a special built-in account that has limited privilege(authenticated) user account. A service that runs as the Network Service account accesses network resources using the credentials of the computer account.

Whereas local system is a special, built-in account that has most privileged(authenticated) account in a system, Local System acts as the machine account on the network.

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Posted on December 22, 2014, in Windows. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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