User account

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope
user account

A user account is a location on a network server used to store a computer username, password, and other information. A user account allows or does not allow a user to connect to a network, another computer, or other shares. Any network that has multiple users requires user accounts. A good example of a user account is an Internet or your e-mail account.

Network terms, User group, Username