sorry, i did not get a response for this question in the respective forum, so am posting it here...<BR><BR>i am using component services / windows 2000 server / asp / vb.<BR><BR>when i register my COM component in component services, i need to create a new application first. In this process it asks me for "IDENTITY" under whose account the component will run. I created a user account in my domain for this purpose, but i dont know what persissions and what are all the groups under which this account should be placed in order my COM to work properly and securely.<BR><BR>Pl somebody help!!!