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Affects of changing the Hybrid Exchange Online and ADConenct passwords

As above.
Assume if we change the PW of ADConnect, we just need to re-enter this on the setup wizard in order to replication to contiue?
Also what happens if we change the hybrid global admin account password?
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AkhaterCommented:
It is unsupported to change the password for the ad connect service account since it destroys the encryption keys.

For the global admin it doesn't matter unless you have scripts using it
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CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
The global admin account is used for my hybrid setup, so assume i would need to update it in EMC?
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AkhaterCommented:
If you mean to reconnect to exchange online from emc m ecp then yes but it is not something to worry about.
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CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
okay cool.
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CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
So as soon as i change it and log into EMC it will ask for new PW?
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AkhaterCommented:
and if it doesn't just  right-click the top node and just re-add the O365 connection as a new forest. It will ask you for credentials to connect.
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CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
How will this affect my adconnect box?
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AkhaterCommented:
it won't it is totally separate
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CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
We have two accounts, one for adconenct and one for hybrid exchange.  I want to change PW for both.
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AkhaterCommented:
Ok. Maybe I misunderstood your question, if you are talking about changing the account of the global admin account then what I said is correct

If you want to change the addconnect service password then you cannot it is  not supported
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CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
Yes both.  Thanks, will change the GA Account PW then for hybrid connection and leave the ADConnect PW.
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AkhaterCommented:
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