Monday, December 10, 2012

Best Practices to Change App Pool Account for SharePoint Web Application

Basically, you should make the change via Central Admin/Security/Configure service accounts. After you make the change on that page (Credential Management), you need to do "iisreset /noforce" on all SharePoint servers.

SharePoint makes lots of changes behind the scene after you make the change on the Credential Management page. This link gives a very good rundown.