In one of the SharePoint 2010 environment, sp_Farm account is responsible for the below services and we would like to change the password of the account.
Farm Account Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Sandboxed Code Service User Profile Synchronization Service Web Analytics Data Processing Service SharePoint Server Search Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Application Pool: SharePoint - 80 Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Application Pool: SharePoint - 23692 Security Token Service Application Application Discovery and Load Balancer Service Application Search Administration Web Service for Search Service Application Access Services Secure Store Service PerformancePoint Service Application Visio Graphics Service Managed Metadata Service Word Automation Services Excel Services Application Business Data Connectivity Service User Profile Service Application Search Service Application Web Analytics Service Application
Let me know if I could follow the steps and am I missing any steps?
Change account password
Central Admin > Security > Configure Managed Accounts -> Click the Edit icon next to the account whose password you want to change -> Set account to new value -> SharePoint will change the password in AD and in SharePoint.
Central Admin > System Settings > Manage Services on Server -> Stop the User Profile Service and let it do so.After it has stopped, click start to start it back up -> Supply that account when you start it back up.
Windows services The same account is used for the Windows services? should we need to update the password or will it be taken care automatically?
Reboot the servers and check the status of the applications.