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I have been unable to access the SharePoint server central administration page for almost a month.

The central administration page worked very well. But for a month, the SharePoint sites and the central administration page stopped working.

The last modification I had to make is the change of the password of the administrator account. The problems started after and I don't know what to do.


Update:

SharePoint Configuration Wizard error message displayed:

Failed to upgrade SharePoint Products. This is a critical task. You have to fix the failures before you can continue. Follow this link for more information about how to troubleshoot upgrade failures: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=866803

An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException was thrown. Additional exception information: Upgrade [SpContentDatabase Name=WSS_Content] failed. (EventID:an59t) Exception: The upgraded database schema doesn't match the TargetSchema (EventID:an59t) (EventID:an59t) Upgrade Timer job is existing due to exception: Microsoft.Sharepoint.Upgrade.SPUpgradeException: The upgraded database schema doesn't match the TargetSchema*

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  • First of all run Sharepoint Configuration Wizard and if you have an error please provide us with error message. Jul 20 at 13:06
  • Would be fairly poor server configuration but is that admin account being used for SharePoint services and connection to the content database server? Changing the password of a service account would cause a lot of problems. Jul 20 at 13:26
  • @CallumCrowley, Yes, this is the account used for the services as well as the database. Indeed I am looking for a way to update the new password for sharepoint services. I have already updated the password at the database level.
    – TicTac6772
    Jul 20 at 13:36
  • @PiotrSulowski OK I will try it right now
    – TicTac6772
    Jul 20 at 13:37
  • Likely that you'll need to run the SharePoint configuration wizard to recover things. I would highly recommend that you use multiple service accounts e.g. a service account for accessing the database server etc, instead of one admin account for everything. The farm administrator account shouldn't be used for any services. Jul 20 at 13:40

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  1. Try to access SharePoint central administration through URL.
  2. Since you may have the problem by changing the password of the administrator account, I suggest you run the configuration wizard again as administrator. Do not disconnect from the server or do any name mangling, keep everything the same.
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  • I just posted the error message
    – TicTac6772
    Jul 21 at 9:44
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I solved the error with the tutorial available on this link https://www.c-sharpcorner.com/blogs/fix-the-upgrade-database-error-while-running-sharepoint-configuration-wizard

And Sharepoint Configuration Wizard no longer displays an error

But when I access Sharepoint Central Administration, I have an error : ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED

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