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Privileges to setup and run SharePoint 2010

This post provides the information about service accounts and administrative privileges to setup and run the SharePoint 2010. The below table describes the required Privileges that required to install the SharePoint 2010 SP2010
Account Description
SQL Server Service Account It has to be either a local system account or a domain user account. This account is for SQL server services named MSSQLSERVER and SQLSERVERAGENT
Setup Account

This account can be used to run the setup and Product configuration wizard.
• Domain user account
• Account has to be member of the administrator group on each server the setup is running
• Account has to be member of the following SQL Server roles
• Security admin and DB Creator

Server Farm Account

Server farm account is responsible for Configuring and Managing the server farm
Acts as the application pool identity for SharePoint Central administration site

This account has to be
•    Domain user account
Server farm account has to be member of the  following SQL Server roles
•    dbCreator
•    securityadmin
•    db_owner

More detailed information on permissions can be read here and here

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