Forget your SharePoint Passphrase? No Problem

Getting a high load on your farm and you decide to add a new Web Front End to the mix. Oh no! You forgot that SharePoint Passphrase to allow you to connect to your farm.

Before you start freaking out, check out this powershell command

Get-Help Set-SPPassPhrase -Detailed

To easily reset your SharePoint Passphrase

$passphrase = ConvertTo-SecureString -String "mySharePoint2010password"   -asPlainText -Force

Set-SPPassPhrase -PassPhrase $passphrase -Confirm

Thanks to Stewart Wainaina for sharing this!