How To Change SQL Server Service Account Password

With continuation to my previous post, here are the step by step instruction to change SQL Server Service Account Password, It can be SQL Server Engine Service Account or Agent Account or SSIS account etc in case if you want to change password or change the account itself. The Procedure is same for you.

1. Open SQL Server Configuration Manager.

2. Click on SQL Server Services Tab on Left panel and In right side click on the SQL Server Service for which you want to change password/account and click on properties.

3.  In Properties window, Click on "This Account" Radio button and Enter New Domain Account/New password, confirm password, click Apply, Click ok.

4. Now right click on Service and Click start to start the service with New Account or password.