Forgotten or lost Plesk password
If you have forgotten or lost your Plesk password, there are two ways to recover your account.
Go to the Plesk Panel login page, at the bottom you will find a Forgot your password? button that you can click. This will bring you to the Retrieve password page.
Here, you will need to enter the username and email address for the account you are trying to recover. The VPS administrator's account username is admin, and the default email is your main Rebel email address.
For this method, you will need to SSH into the VPS, if you do not know how to SSH into your VPS, please read our guide on Logging into your VPS.
Once logged into your VPS using SSH, run this command:
The Plesk login command will print to the screen a temporary link that will allow you to login to Plesk without a password. Simply copy and paste the link into any web browser. Here is what an example link looks like:
|WARNING: Make sure that the link starts with the proper public IP address or hostname for your VPS (in our example above it is 22.214.171.124). If it starts with a private IP address simply replace it with your public IP address and the link will work.|
Resetting your password
If you need to reset the password, you must first SSH into the server, once logged in use this command (replace "ThisIsMyPassword"):
plesk bin admin --set-admin-password -passwd 'ThisIsMyPassword'
For more information on how to use this utility, please view the official Plesk documentation here.
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