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Purpose of "NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM" login in SQL Server 2005

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 09, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Hi All Does anybody know what the "NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM" login create during a SQL Server 2005 instillation is used for? Does this login pose a security risk, and can it be removed safely?  It seems to me as if it is similar to the "Bultin\Administrator" login which we remove from our production servers? Regards Stevo

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