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Our company system team is going to change the Active Directory password for the SharePoint system account.

I need to know all activities I need to do post password change.

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If you change the password and update the SharePoint with new password, after that make sure all app pools and timer service gets the new password. Update a sync with new password, then you are all set.

I don't see any impact if process properly followed. Worst case scenario would be SharePoint goes down if you locked out the account.

Source: Impact of changing System Account Password

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    Thank you rafael, for the answer. Could you please help me on; 1. How to update SharePoint password 2. Update a sync with new password 3. Check all app pools and timer services get new password – shoab Jan 24 '17 at 13:05
  • This should cover it all: mstechbits.com/sharepoint-2013/… – ranbo Jan 24 '17 at 13:34
  • did you manage to figure it out @shoab ? – ranbo Jan 24 '17 at 15:21
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    Tnks rafael, Below is my scenario and actions i will do as per that article; Our's is 3 tier architecture SP farm. The IT team is gonna change the System Account password. The System Account (sp_admin) is been used for all SharePoint purposes like; 1)Application Pool identity (App Server & Web Server) 2)Run services (Web Server) SharePoint 2010 Administration, User Code Host, Search, Timer and Web Analytics. 3)These same services on (App Server) along with Forefront Identity Manager & Sync services 4)Managed account on App & Web server I will update pwd all these places. Crt me if wrong – shoab Jan 25 '17 at 12:30
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    Dear Rafael, Could you please verify my steps and comment on it. Thank you. – shoab Jan 29 '17 at 6:50

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