sccm 2012

48- Changing SCCM Admin Account Password

When you need to change the Config Manager admin password, you need to make that modification on several places.


1. Active Directory:

We first need to change the smsadmin password on Active Directory.


2. Database Server Services: 

Log on to SQL server and open up services.msc. Then change service account passwords for these 3 services

SQL Server service, SQL server agent, SQL Server Reporting service

Restart those services.


3. Reporting Services Configuration Manager:

Log on to SQL server and start Reporting Services Configuration Manager > Click Service Account Tab and change the password > Click Database Tab and click Change Credentials and test the connectivity


4. Config Manager Console/Accounts: 

Log Onto SCCM Site Server, Administration > Security > Accounts > Select “sccmadmin” account > right click Properties Change the password


5. Config Manager Console/Client Push Account (If you are using Client Push Method to install the Clients)

SCCM Console > Administration > Site Configuration > Sites > Right click on the site >Client Installation Poperties > Client Push Installation > Accounts > remove and then re-add smsadmin with the new password

Post Comment