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Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Foundation 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2010-02-15

Repairs the local managed account credential deployment.

Repair-SPManagedAccountDeployment [-AssignmentCollection <SPAssignmentCollection>] [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

Use the Repair-SPManagedAccountDeployment cmdlet to repair the local deployment of managed account credentials deployment on a server for the rare cases that the managed accounts service credentials are in a broken state. It re-deploys each local service and Web applications credentials and also determines if the passphrase is not correct on the server and repairs provides warnings accordingly. The Repair-SPManagedAccountDeployment cmdlet should not be used as part of the regular credential update process, but should be one of the first troubleshooting steps, specifically if a servers’ services are failing to start when other servers’ services are working correctly.


Parameter Required Type Description




Manages objects for the purpose of proper disposal. Use of objects, such as SPWeb or SPSite, can use large amounts of memory and use of these objects in Windows PowerShell scripts requires proper memory management. Using the SPAssignment object, you can assign objects to a variable and dispose of the objects after they are needed to free up memory. When SPWeb, SPSite, or SPSiteAdministration objects are used, the objects are automatically disposed of if an assignment collection or the Global parameter is not used.

When the Global parameter is used, all objects are contained in the global store. If objects are not immediately used, or disposed of by using the Stop-SPAssignment command, an out-of-memory scenario can occur.




Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters




Displays a message that describes the effect of the command instead of executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters



This example repairs the deployment of credentials on all services and Web application associated with managed account (s) on the local server.

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