Change the default content access account (Office SharePoint Server 2007)

Updated: September 11, 2008

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

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Topic Last Modified: 2016-11-14

Before you perform this procedure, we recommend that:

ImportantImportant:
You must be a shared services administrator to perform the following procedure. For more information, see Plan for security roles (Office SharePoint Server).

Use the following procedure to change the default content access account.

Change the default content access account
  1. Complete one of the following steps depending on the status of your installation.

    • If the Infrastructure Update for Microsoft Office Servers is installed, in Central Administration, on the Quick Launch, in the Shared Services Administration group, click a shared service.

      On the Shared Services Administration page, in the Search section, click Search administration.

      On the Search Administration page, on the Quick Launch, in the Crawling section, click Default content access account.

      NoteNote:
      For more information, see Description of the Microsoft Office Servers Infrastructure Update (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=121886).
    • If the Infrastructure Update for Microsoft Office Servers is not installed, in Central Administration, on the Quick Launch, in the Shared Services Administration group, click a shared service.

      On the Shared Services Administration page, in the Search section, click Search settings.

      On the Configure Search Settings page, in the Crawl Settings section, click Default content access account.

  2. On the Default Content Access Account page, in the Account box, type the domain and user name for the account (in the form DomainName\UserName).

  3. In the Password and Confirm Password boxes, type the password for the account.

  4. Click OK.

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