when i try to delete a managed account through central admin

sorry, something went wrong the account is still being used by a application pool : name

I changed the application pool identity in iis to another account and no luck, i can't delete the account from managed account!

I tried to restart SPTimer, and IIS and restart server no luck :( I have tried removing the account from PS using the remove-spmanagedaccount ,i got : The account domain\user is still being used by these component


You have to make sure this account is not being used by sharepoint.For this

  • go to central admin > security > Configured the managed accounts
  • On this page, click Edit button infront of the service account you are trying to delete
  • next page, look bottom of the page and it will list all the apppool or services where this ID is being used.
  • Now you have to change id for that apppool / service from SharePoint not directly from IIS. then reset IIS and try again.
  • yes i did , no luck , in farm components using this account show one app pool , I changed the application pool identity in iis to another account. and iis reset performed then restart server no luck, – Rany May 9 '17 at 20:11
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    did you change it from sharepoint not from IIS? cenral admin > security > configure the service account. from here select app pool and then change the id from last drop down. – Waqas Sarwar MVP May 9 '17 at 20:18
  • I'm sorry why this question on hold sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/214782/… could you help me ? – Rany May 9 '17 at 20:26
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    Honestly, i am not coding guru...But i always use Windows PwoerShell ISE. – Waqas Sarwar MVP May 9 '17 at 20:34
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    check this one marketplace.visualstudio.com/… – Waqas Sarwar MVP May 9 '17 at 20:37

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