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control-panels:cpanel-whm:how-can-i-reset-cpanel-account-passwords [2019/10/10 15:04]
Karson N.
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 If you or your customer have forgotten a cPanel account's password, or you'd simply like to reset a cPanel account password for security reasons, this article will show you how. If you or your customer have forgotten a cPanel account's password, or you'd simply like to reset a cPanel account password for security reasons, this article will show you how.
  
-You can learn more about choosing passwords [[security:misc:how-can-i-generate-a-secure-random-password|here]]. +You can learn more about choosing passwords 
-==== Reset cPanel Account Passwords from cPanel Account ====+[[security:misc:how-can-i-generate-a-secure-random-password|here]]. 
 + 
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 +===== Reset cPanel Account Passwords from cPanel Account =====
 {{howhard>1}} {{howhard>1}}
   - Login to the cPanel interface as the desired user. ( ''http://<yourserversip>:2082'' or ''https://<yourserversip>:2083'' )   - Login to the cPanel interface as the desired user. ( ''http://<yourserversip>:2082'' or ''https://<yourserversip>:2083'' )
   - In the top right hand corner, you'll see the cPanel account user's name with a drop down. Select the drop down box.   - In the top right hand corner, you'll see the cPanel account user's name with a drop down. Select the drop down box.
   - You'll see a 'Change Password' option, select that.   - You'll see a 'Change Password' option, select that.
-    *{{:control-panels:cpanel-whm:passwordchangeselectcpanel2018.png?nolink&800|}}+ 
 +{{:control-panels:cpanel-whm:passwordchangeselectcpanel2018.png?nolink&1200|}} 
 +---- 
   - You'll now be presented with the Change Password page, prompting you for your old/current password and the new passwords.   - You'll now be presented with the Change Password page, prompting you for your old/current password and the new passwords.
   - After providing the old/current password, either provide the new password you wish to change it to, or click the [ Password Generator ] button.    - After providing the old/current password, either provide the new password you wish to change it to, or click the [ Password Generator ] button. 
   - Once both Password fields confrim a match with the green check icons, proceed by clicking the [ Change your password now! ] button.    - Once both Password fields confrim a match with the green check icons, proceed by clicking the [ Change your password now! ] button. 
-    * {{:control-panels:cpanel-whm:changingpassword2018cpanel.png?nolink&800|}} 
  
 +{{:control-panels:cpanel-whm:changingpassword2018cpanel.png?nolink&1200|}}
 +----
 +
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 ==== Reset cPanel Account Passwords from WHM ==== ==== Reset cPanel Account Passwords from WHM ====
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   - Under the 'Password Entry' form, either provide the new password you wish to change it to, or click the [ Password Generator ] button.    - Under the 'Password Entry' form, either provide the new password you wish to change it to, or click the [ Password Generator ] button. 
   - Once both Password fields confrim a match with the green check icons, proceed by clicking the [ Change Password ] button.   - Once both Password fields confrim a match with the green check icons, proceed by clicking the [ Change Password ] button.
-    * {{:control-panels:cpanel-whm:passwordchangewhm2018.png?nolink&800|}}+ 
 +{{:control-panels:cpanel-whm:passwordchangewhm2018.png?nolink&1200|}} 
 +---- 
   - You will be forwarded to a page confirming the Password Modification completed.   - You will be forwarded to a page confirming the Password Modification completed.
  
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 ==== Reset cPanel Account Passwords from Command Line ==== ==== Reset cPanel Account Passwords from Command Line ====
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     * khtechs is the cPanel account name and newpassword is the new password being assigned. Remember to use a secure, randomly generated password.     * khtechs is the cPanel account name and newpassword is the new password being assigned. Remember to use a secure, randomly generated password.
   - You'll see a 'warning' and confirmation of the password change.    - You'll see a 'warning' and confirmation of the password change. 
-    * <code>warn [realchpass] Insecure passing of password on ARGV. + 
-Password for “khtechs” has been changed.+<code> 
 +  warn [realchpass] Insecure passing of password on ARGV. 
 +  Password for “khtechs” has been changed.
 </code> </code>
-    * {{:control-panels:cpanel-whm:cpanel-change-password-command-line.png?nolink&800|}} 
  
 +{{:control-panels:cpanel-whm:cpanel-change-password-command-line.png?nolink&1200|}}
 +----
 +
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 ===== Related Articles ===== ===== Related Articles =====
 [[:security:misc:how-can-i-generate-a-secure-random-password|Generating secure passwords]] [[:security:misc:how-can-i-generate-a-secure-random-password|Generating secure passwords]]
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