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How to Change Credentials for the System Center Management Configuration service and System Center Data Access service

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Operations Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager

During the installation of System Center 2012 – Operations Manager, you are prompted for credentials for the System Center Configuration service and System Center Data Access service. If you want to change the password for the credentials that you provided or use a different set of credentials, use the following procedure.

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The same credentials must be used for both services.

To change credentials or password for the System Center Configuration service and System Center Data Access service

  1. On the computer hosting the management server, on the Windows desktop, click Start, and then click Run.

  2. In the Run dialog box, type services.msc, and then click OK.

  3. In the list of services, right-click System Center Data Access Service, and then click Properties.

  4. In the System Center Data Access Properties dialog box, click the Log On tab.

  5. Enter new credentials or change the password of the existing credentials, and then click OK.

  6. In the list of services, right-click System Center Management Configuration, and then click Properties.

  7. In the System Center Management Configuration Properties dialog box, click the Log On tab.

  8. Enter new credentials or change the password of the existing credentials, and then click OK.

  9. Stop and restart both the System Center Data Access service and System Center Management Configuration service.

See Also

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For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.

Tip: Use this query to find online documentation in the TechNet Library for System Center 2012. For instructions and examples, see Search the System Center 2012 Documentation Library.
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