Thursday, September 19, 2013

How to change the password of SharePoint 2010 using Power Shell

Here is the simple way without going into trouble and configuration nitty-gritty of SharePoint Central Admin.

#Set Execution Policy
1. Set-ExecutionPolicy -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted -force

#Import SharePoint Module
2. Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -EA silentlycontinue

3. $m = Get-SPManagedAccount -Identity “Domain\userid”

4. Set-SPManagedAccount -Identity $m  -ExistingPassword (ConvertTo-SecureString “LoginAccountPassword″ -AsPlainText -force) –confirm


Simple recipe to change the password isn't it? :)

Note: You can use this script on your all WFEs and Application Servers to change over the other Farms server as well.

And for more details you can visit to this blog
Change Password