Refresh of Windows Services

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Subject: Refresh of Windows Services
Posted by:  Carlos Felipe Fran├ža da Fonseca (carlosfelipefran…
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2008

If I change the password for a service account without modifying the
password on the service, how long does it take to go down?
Does the service try to authenticate periodically?
Does it try to authenticate again only after a restart?