Unable to access the Plesk SQL instance using admin's password in plain text on Plesk Onyx 17.8 for Windows




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    So, how can we learn new password of Plesk to access psa database from HeidiSQL?

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    Alexandr Redikultsev

    Hello, @omer.

    For Windows, use psadb.exe utility as described in the following article:

    How to retrieve administrator's Plesk database password on Plesk 17.8 for Windows?

    P.S. For linux, just use the content of /etc/psa/.psa.shadow file, this hash can work in the same manner as a plain text password. 

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    Thanks for your reply,

    I use Windows Server 2012 R2 and Plesk Onyx 17.8.11

    Yes I know that page, but I want to access psa database from another tool. Such as HeidiSQL. Is it possible to access psa database from HeidiSQL?

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    Bato Tsydenov


    Yes, it is possible to connect to Plesk database using HeidiSQL

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