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(Home >> Preferences >> Change Password)

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Overview

This interface allows you to change your cPanel account’s main password.

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To change your password, you must know your original password. If you do not remember your password, contact your hosting provider.

Change password

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To change your password, perform the following steps:

  1. Enter the original password in the Old Password text box.
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  3. Select the Synchronize MySQL password checkbox if you wish to use the same password for both your main MySQL® account and cPanel account.

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    This option is only available if the .my.cnf file is present in the user's home directory.

  4. Select the Enable Digest Authentication checkbox to enable Digest Authentication support.

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    • This option allows you to access your Web Disk through a clear text connection or an unencrypted connection.
    • If you use Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, or Windows® 8 and you do not have an SSL certificate that a recognized certificate authority signed, you must enable Digest Authentication.
  5. Click Change Password to save the new password.
Note
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If you use this feature to change your password, your main FTP account password and system email address password will also change.