Resetting the Plesk Administrator Password (Plesk Onyx for Windows)

For Plesk Onyx for Windows

This article explains how to reset the Plesk administrator password.

Please Note

If you also need to reset your MySQL database password, please visit the following URL for more information:
https://support.plesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360004150253

Plesk Onyx 17.8

Resetting Your Password

  • Log on to the server as an Administrator using Remote Desktop.

  • Start the command prompt as an Administrator.

  • To reset the password, enter the command below after replacing the placeholder text MyPassword with your desired password.
    plesk bin admin --set-admin-password -passwd "MyPassword"

Plesk Onyx 17.5

Recovering Your Password
  • Log on to the server.

  • Open the command prompt as an Administrator.

  • To retrieve the password, type the following command:
    "%plesk_bin%\plesksrvclient" -getThe password will be copied to your clipboard.


Resetting Your Password

To reset your password, enter the command below after replacing the placeholder text MyPassword with your desired password.
plesk bin admin --set-admin-password -passwd "MyPassword"