XenApp Connection

I had this question after viewing XenApp.

This was a previous question i submitted, I closed it before i had time to work this issue.
So what's happening is if you take a look at the screenshot i need to change the username.  the current username is the old system admin, who no longer works here, in the last post they mentioned disabling this account would have no effect. However after disabling his account, Citrix Delivery Console is not able to discover anything, cant see the farm until we re enable his account.
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ManieyaK_CSSPAsked:
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Carl WebsterCitrix Technology Professional - FellowCommented:
You have to use the dsmaint command to change the username or its password.

“You must stop the Citrix Independent Management Architecture service before using config with the /pwd option.”

Open an elevated command prompt.

Type in net stop imaservice and press Enter.

Type in dsmaint config /user:domain\username /pwd:password /dsn:”C:\Program Files (x86)\Citrix\Independent Management Architecture\MF20.dsn” and press Enter.

The Local Host Cache file needs to be recreated.  Type in dsmaint recreatelhc and press Enter.

Type in net start imaservice and press Enter.

You have to do this on all your XenApp servers.
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ManieyaK_CSSPAuthor Commented:
Carl, is there anyway to check who the current username/password is set as?  Before running this i would like to verify.  I had a similar issue in the past, I ran this command on the servers the issue went away.  

https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29051872/XenDesktop-Error.html.

I've disabled the old SA account now discovery process fails, getting failed login attempts for his account.  I'm a little confused.
Thank You.
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Carl WebsterCitrix Technology Professional - FellowCommented:
Username yes, password no.

The SQL server, database, and username are in the mf20.dsn file.

The dsmaint command is the only supported way to change the username and password.
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ManieyaK_CSSPAuthor Commented:
Carl, I've checked the credentials for mf20.dsn it shows the service account i created a while ago SQL_Service.  Not sure where the user is attempting to log into.  Or how to modify the connection string in the above screen capture.
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ManieyaK_CSSPAuthor Commented:
Carl so I've figured the issue with the connection string.  Now I'm having issues with running discovery process, we have one server 2008 R2 hosting the application, one server 2008 R2 for application I can run discovery on the local machine, if I'm on server 1 i can only run discovery for server 1 not server 1 & 2.  If I'm server 2 i cannot see server 1 discovery fails.
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Carl WebsterCitrix Technology Professional - FellowCommented:
Weird, I responded using my phone and the response never showed up.

On Server1 can you run Discovery using only Server1 and on Server2 run Discovery using only Server2?
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