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Security Explorer 9.8 - User Guide

Getting Started with Security Explorer Managing permissions Searching Managing security Managing objects
Managing folders and files Managing shares Managing registry keys Managing services Managing tasks Managing groups and users Managing Favorites Managing Enterprise Scopes Updating licenses Managing network drives
Working with Microsoft SQL Server Working with Microsoft Exchange
Checking minimum requirements Viewing Exchange permissions Granting Exchange permissions Revoking Exchange permissions Cloning Exchange permissions Searching for Exchange server objects and permissions Backing up and restoring Exchange server security Modifying Exchange permissions Managing Exchange group memberships Exporting Exchange security permissions Creating Exchange databases Creating public folder mailboxes Managing Exchange administrators Managing Exchange distribution groups Managing mail contacts Managing mail users Managing mailboxes Managing mailbox folders Managing public folders Using role based access control Setting options for Exchange security
Working with Microsoft SharePoint Working with Access Explorer Working with Microsoft Active Directory Customizing Security Explorer Using the command line Using PowerShell cmdlets Troubleshooting

Setting logon accounts

For services that require a logon using a domain or local account, you can set or change the logon password. You also can change, in one step, the logon password for all the services assigned to an account.

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Open the Service Security module.
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Select Security | Logon Accounts.
Click Generate to generate a random password.
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To change the password on the account and on all services that use that account, select Also change all related service logon account passwords, and click Yes.
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To copy the password to the clipboard, click Copy. You can then paste the password into a document for safe keeping or into an email to notify users.
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Click Close.

Changing the password for a logon account

You can search Windows® services by their log on account and change the password.

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Open the Service Security module.
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Open the Tasks tab.
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Click Bulk Change Password.
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Select Restart service(s) after making changes if you want to restart services automatically after passwords are changed.
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Click Save Log to save the log to a .txt file.
Click More info to view a list of the services for the account.
Click Generate to generate a random password. Select the check box to generate a different random password for all the accounts.
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To copy the password to the clipboard, click Copy. You can then paste the password into a document for safe keeping or an email to notify users.
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Scheduling logon account password changes

You can schedule the task of changing logon passwords to services

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Open the Service Security module.
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Open the Tasks tab.
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Click Scheduled Tasks.
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Click New.
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Select Restart service(s) after making changes if you want to restart services automatically after passwords are changed.
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Click Schedule.
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Open the Triggers tab, and change the schedule.
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Removing a service

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Open the Service Security module.
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Select Tools | Remove.
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Click Yes.
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