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CIFS Server Account Change

Ebo_Hagan

Hello Team,

I have a CIFS server already setup with a Windows AD administrator account. However, due to security reasons, I have to create a different account.

Do I have to use 'cifs setup' to create the CIFS server again using the new account or it can be added as a new account and the old one deleted?

Please assist here.

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cruxrealm

AFAIK,  the admin account to add the CIFS server in AD is just for that purpose.   This means that if you disable/delete the AD admin account,  it does not affect the CIFS server membership to AD.

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