- The password for Plesk admin user and server Administrator used to be the same.
- After changing password in Plesk > Profile & Preferences it is still possible to login to Plesk with the old password and "Administrator" username
Changing the password in Profile & Preferences modifies password for Plesk "admin" user only. In Plesk, it is also possible to login to Plesk web interface using "Administrator" user (Windows server Administrator) and appropriate password. The password for "Administrator" user can not be changed in Plesk web interface.
To be able to login to Plesk using "Administrator" user and the same password that is specified in Plesk > Profile & Preferences, change the password for the Windows server Administrator:
Connect to the server via RDP;
Run the following command in command prompt to change password for the
C:\> net user Administrator new_password
To restrict login to Plesk with "Administrator" login username, visit Plesk Administrator Guide for instructions.