How to change an Administrator password on your Project Server 2007 Farm?


Thanks to a colleague of mine, here is how to do it using STSADM (all the PS 2007 Service Accounts were using the same account):


1.     Change the account password


2.     Open a command line prompt (Start -> Run -> cmd)


3.     Change directory wherever STSADM has been installed, typically:


 


Ø  cd “C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\BIN”


 


4.     Execute the following two command:


 


Ø  stsadm -o updatefarmcredentials -userlogin DOMAIN\user -password NEWPASSWORD


 


Ø  stsadm -o updateaccountpassword -userlogin DOMAIN\USER -password NEWPASSWORD –noadmin


 


Ø  IISRESET


 


5.     Reboot the server

Comments (1)

  1. Since is it common practice for passwords to expire after a set number of days, this can cause a bit