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Description

This function changes an email account's password.

Examples 


 cPanel or Webmail Session URL
https://hostname.example.com:2083/cpsess##########/execute/Email/passwd_pop?email=user&password=12345luggage&domain=example.com


Note:

This example calls the UAPI function via a cPanel session. For more information, read our Guide to UAPI documentation. 

 LiveAPI PHP Class
$cpanel = new CPANEL(); // Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
 
// Update user@example.com's password.
$new_passwd = $cpanel->uapi(
    'Email', 'passwd_pop',
    array(
        'email'           => 'user',
        'password'        => '12345luggage',
        'domain'          => 'example.com',
        )
);

Note:

For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 

 LiveAPI Perl Module
my $cpliveapi = Cpanel::LiveAPI->new(); # Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
 
# Update user@example.com's password.
my $new_passwd = $cpliveapi->uapi(
    'Email', 'passwd_pop',
    {
        'email'           => 'user',
        'password'        => '12345luggage',
        'domain'          => 'example.com',
    }
);

Note:

For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 

 cPanel Template Toolkit
<!-- Update user@example.com's password. -->
[% execute('Email', 'passwd_pop', { 'email' => 'user', 'password' => '12345luggage', 'domain' => 'example.com' } ) %]

Note:

For more information, read our Guide to Template Toolkit documentation. 

 

 Command Line
uapi --user=username Email passwd_pop email=user password=12345luggage domain=example.com

Notes:

  • You must URI-encode values.
  • username represents your account-level username.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to UAPI documentation or run the uapi --help command. 
  • We introduced this functionality in cPanel & WHM version 56.

 Output (JSON)
{  
   "messages":null,
   "errors":null,
   "status":1,
   "metadata":{  

   },
   "data":null
}


Note:

Use cPanel's API Shell interface (cPanel >> Home >> Advanced >> API Shell) to directly test cPanel API calls.

   

Parameters

ParameterTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample
emailstring

Required

The email account username or address.

  • A valid email account username. For example, user if the email address is user@example.com.
  • A valid email address.
user
passwordstring

Required

The email account password.

A secure password.

12345luggage
domainstring

The email account's domain.

This parameter defaults to the cPanel account's main domain.

A valid domain on the cPanel account.

For example, example.com if the email address is user@example.com.

example.com

Returns

This function only returns metadata.