Company: Quest Software UK
| Category: Password Management
| Published: January 2013
One of the more awkward aspects of Windows administration is the management of service accounts. Even some of the most security-conscious organisations will sheepishly admit that they don't change service account passwords all that often, due primarily to the pain involved in doing so. Changing the password is easy enough, of course - but finding and changing every service that uses the account can be time-consuming, error-prone, and fraught with risk: One mistake and critical services suddenly won't start, leaving users in the lurch.
In this whitepaper, we will discuss the risks of ignoring the problem, a DIY solution, using brute force and a better service management option through automation.
Application Delivery Networks | January 2013 | White Paper
Backup Systems and Services | January 2013 | Case Study
Database Servers | December 2012 | Article
Auditing | November 2012 | White Paper
Electronic Discovery | November 2012 | White Paper
© Incisive Business Media (IP) Limited 2014, Published by Incisive Business Media Limited, Haymarket House, 28-29 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4RX, are companies registered in England and Wales with company registration numbers 9177174 & 9178013.