I've installed several SQL Server 2016 SP1 servers with the use of a configuration file but I noticed that the service account is not added to 'Perform Volume Maintenace Tasks'. Instead the user 'NT Service\MSSQLServer' is added.

In my ini-file I used following parameters:


Is this a known bug in the installer or am I doing something wrong?

  • I've used .ini files for a number of 2016 installs with domain service accounts and this has worked correctly. – Tony Hinkle Feb 22 '19 at 20:48

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