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I have a Sharepoint 2010 server in one server, and the SQL database in another server. I lost the passphrase and I can not recover it because if I try to reset it from the SPPowerShell it can connect to the SQL Server, and in the SQL server I have not install Sharepoint.

What can I Do?

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Use a password management system in the future? – ceejayoz Oct 8 '11 at 2:49

$passphrase = ConvertTo-SecureString -asPlainText -Force (type the passphrase you want to use).

Set-SPPassPhrase -PassPhrase $passphrase -Confirm

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