Can't change PolyBase service accounts without reinstalling the PolyBase feature in SQL Server 2016

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core


Currently, to change the service accounts for the PolyBase Engine and PolyBase Data Movement Services in SQL Server 2016, you have to uninstall and reinstall the PolyBase feature.

An update is available that enables you to change the PolyBase service accounts without uninstalling and then reinstalling the PolyBase feature.

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