changed service account Sharepoint administartor now browser displays "Service Unavailable"
Posted on 2014-01-02
We are running Sharepoint 3.0 on a windows 2008 r2 server with SQL 2005. We recently had to change a service account password and now sharepoint displays "Service Unavailable". I found two services on the server (windows sharepoint services search and windows sharepoint services timer) had stopped due to the change but I put the new password in the server services and they are running again. I have tried rebooting the server with no success. I see several Event IDs 6641 in the application Event Viewer;
The SSP Timer Job Distribution List Import Job was not run.
Reason: Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password
Technical Support Details:
System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password
at Microsoft.Office.Server.Utilities.WindowsSecurity.GetUserTokenFromCredentials(String userDomainName, String password, LogonType logonType)
at Microsoft.Office.Server.Utilities.WindowsSecurity.GetUserTokenFromCredentials(String userDomainName, String password)
at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.JobHandler.Execute(Object state)
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I verified that the account was not disabled but I did need to reenable it a couple times since this started. I am suspecting there is some other place I need to reset this service accounts password, but not sure where to go from here. All advice welcome