Plesk Password Recovery

This article defines various ways to get back into your Plesk Control Panel should you forget your administrative credentials.

 

Forgotten credentials for various version of Plesk.

 

Resolution

 

Depending on the version of Plesk, any of the following should work:

 

Plesk Onyx:

 

#plesk bin admin --set-admin-password -passwd new_password

 

use this to create a new administrative password.

 

#plesk login

use this to generate a temporary login.

 

Plesk versions 10.x-12.x:

 

# /usr/local/psa/bin/init_conf -u -passwd new_password

use this to create a new administrative password.

 

# /usr/local/psa/bin/admin --show-password

use this to show the current administrative credentials.

 

Plesk versions up to 9.x:

 

# cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow

use this to show the current administrative credentials.

 

 

 

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