- Plesk 17.8 for Windows
It is not possible to access the Plesk SQL server on port 8306 using the Plesk admin password in plain text on Plesk Onyx 17.8 for Windows Server:
C:\> "%plesk_dir%\MySQL\bin\mysql" -uadmin -p -P8306 psa
Enter password: ********
ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'admin'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
- It is possible to log in to Plesk using the Plesk admin credentials.
This is the expected behavior. For security purpose, the Plesk admin and psa database admin passwords are different since Plesk Onyx 17.8. During the upgrade procedure, Plesk database admin password is being generated randomly.
Use the "plesk db" utility to access Plesk SQL server (psa database):