- Plesk for Linux
- Plesk for Windows
What is the root password for MySQL in Plesk?
MySQL is installed and configured with Plesk does not have a user with name 'root' by default. It is renamed to 'admin' and have only 'localhost' access. On Linux, password is encrypted and stored in
/etc/psa/.psa.shadow, on Windows, it is in Windows Registry.
Plesk for Windows has two different MySQL instances with different 'admin' users.
Additional information about access to the MySQL instances and other database servers can be found in: