Changing your root password on a Plesk server

If you have cPanel/WHM installed to your server, you’ll be able to change the root password from the interface.

Step 1

When logged in, select “Users” on the left-hand side of the page:

Plesk Users interface

Step 2

Select the name of the user you then want to modify. In this case, we’ve selected Administrator.

Plesk user management

Step 3

You can then select “Change Settings“, which will take you to a page with a number of user options. Among these is an option to change your password.

Plesk Password Change steps

Step 4

Alternatively, you can change your password via the homepage of Plesk. In the top right-hand corner, just select your user, followed by “Edit Profile“. The following page will also have an option to change your password.

WHM Edit user profile

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