Article ID: 473, created on Oct 6, 2008, last review on Oct 12, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk for 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.


  2. 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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