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How to retrieve/change Plesk admin password on Windows
Posted by on 29 November 2016 05:08 PM

How to retrieve/change Plesk admin password on Windows

Additionally to the the password reminder option available on the Plesk login screen, you can use the plesksrvclient.exe utility to set up a new password or retrieve an existing one.

  1. To change admin's password with dialog window execute %plesk_bin%\plesksrvclient.exe from File Explorer.
  1. Also, it is possible to change and retrieve admin's password by Command Line Interface:
    • To set up a new password use the following command:

"%plesk_bin%\plesksrvclient" -set <new_password>

    • To retrieve the current password use the following command:

"%plesk_bin%\plesksrvclient" -get

    • To forward admin's password to a file, use the "-nogui" option:

"%plesk_bin%\plesksrvclient" -get -nogui > plesk_password.txt

Plesk password wil lbe written to plesk_password.txt file.

 

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