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How do I reset the password for the SPAService account? (NETIQKB71815)

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Secure Password Administrator 1.0


How do I reset the password for the SPAService account?


To reset or update the password for the SPAService account used by SPA, perform the following steps:

  1. Map to the c:\Program Files\NetIQ\SPA\bin directory in Windows Explorer.
  2. Double-click the DatabaseCredentials.bat file.
  3. When prompted, enter the password for the SPAService account.
  4. Click Apply and OK to exit.
  5. Restart the NetIQ Secure Password Administrator Service for the change to take effect.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB71815


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  • Document ID:7771815
  • Creation Date:10-SEP-09
  • Modified Date:05-OCT-11
    • NetIQSecure Password Administrator

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