Plesk for Linux/Unix:
If the password for the “admin” user in Plesk has been lost.
For Plesk versions 10.x and above:
For the “admin” user use the following:
If you need to change the password use the following:
/usr/local/psa/bin/init_conf -u -passwd <new_password>
For Plesk versions up to 9.x:
The Plesk admin password is stored in a hidden file on the server. Use this command to get it:
Plesk for Windows:
As well as the the password reminder option available on the Plesk login screen, you can use theplesksrvclient.exe utility to set up a new password or retrieve an existing one.
You can set up a new password by running the following command:
"%plesk_bin%\plesksrvclient" -set <new_password>
You can also retrieve the current password by running the utility with the following command:
To retrieve the password in the command line, use the “-nogui” option:
"%plesk_bin%\plesksrvclient" -get -nogui > plesk_password.txt
After that, you can find the retrieved Plesk password in the plesk_password.txt file.
To view the password in the command line:
"%plesk_bin%\plesksrvclient" -get -nogui | more