Reset Plesk Admin Password Via Remote Desktop

Published on: March 31, 2014
Difficulty: Easy


Reset Plesk Admin Password Via Remote Desktop

In the event you need to change the admin password and do not have access into Plesk, this can be done by doing the following:

  1. Connect to the server via Remote Desktop.

  2. From the Start menu, select the Run… option and type in “cmd”.

    • This will open up the command prompt.

  3. Enter in the following to retrieve the current Plesk admin password:

    • "%plesk_bin%\plesksrvclient" -set <new_password> true

    • Replace <new_password> with the actual new admin password.


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