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What would be the impact if the vcs helper service password is changed?

We had changed the vcs helper service account password through AD due to which veritas cluster server helper service(Services.msc) is stopped on node.

Will this impact my cluster setup?

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Why not simply update the

Why not simply update the service with new password an start it?
Best to run this service with account that has password set to not expire.

The role the VCS helper account is explained over here: 
http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH31331 
and in context of a Service Group:
https://sort.symantec.com/public/documents/vcs/6.1/windows/productguides/html/vcs_netapp-oracle/ch02... 

So, if any DNS updates are needed during a failover, this service/account is needed.