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Sharepoint 2010 Change the PassPhrase September 3, 2010

Filed under: Passphrase,Powershell,Sharepoint 2010 Powershell — sladescross @ 12:46 pm

http://sptwentyten.wordpress.com/2010/01/21/reset-the-farm-passphrase-in-sharepoint-2010/

•Open the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell (Start > All Programs > Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products > SharePoint 2010 Management Shell)
•Enter this at the PowerShell prompt:
◦$passphrase = ConvertTo-SecureString -asPlainText -Force

•Input the new passphrase and hit Enter
•Enter this at the PowerShell prompt:
◦Set-SPPassPhrase -PassPhrase $passphrase -Confirm

•You will be asked to confirm the passphrase by re-entering it
•Re-enter the passphrase and hit Enter
•You will be asked if you are sure that you want to perform this action, type Y (for Yes) and hit Enter
•Your farm passphrase has now been reset!

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