Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Reset SharePoint Farm Passphrase Using PowerShell

You can use the following script to reset the SharePoint Farm passphrase. You must be logged in as a farm admin and a local admin on the server.

No, unfortunately, you can not retrieve the passphrase.

1. $passphrase = ConvertTo-SecureString -asPlainText –Force
2. Set-SPPassPhrase -PassPhrase $passphrase –Confirm

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