One of my clients posted a question to me about management of SQL Server service account. Since it was a nice learning for me, I am sharing my discussion via this blog post. Let us see the Best Practices About SQL Server Service Account and Password Management.
If you are a DBA for quite some time, then at least once you must have encountered below error about Domain Account Password.
Error 1069: The service did not start due to a logon failure. I have already written a blog about this long ago.
Today’s interview question was not really asked interview, but it is indeed a real world scenario which everyone should know the answer of. I strongly suggest you bookmark this blog post at once in your lifetime you will need this blog post to know who changed the password of your SQL Login?
Question: Who changed the password of SQL Login?
Answer: Continue to read the answer.