For cPanel version 11.38
(Home >> Preferences >> Change Password
This feature allows you to change your cPanel interface’s main password. To change your password, you need to know your original password.
To change your password:
- Type the original password under Old Password.
- Type the desired password into the New Password field.
- Remember to use a secure password that contains no dictionary words, and is comprised of upper- and lower-case letters, as well as numbers and symbols.
- You may use the cPanel password generator to generate a secure password by clicking the Password Generator button.
- Note: Some web hosts require a minimum password strength. The password Strength meter turns green when the required password strength is met. Ask your web hosting provider for more information regarding their required password strength.
- Confirm the new password by entering it into the New Password (again) field.
- You may select the Allow MySQL password change checkbox if you also wish to use the new password as your MySQL password. The MySQL password is automatically set whenever your cPanel account is created. Until you elect to change this password, it will remain the same as your cPanel account's first password.
- Note: This change only applies to MySQL databases.
- Click Change your password now! to save the new password.
Whenever you change your password using this feature your main FTP account password and system email address password will also change.
The Password Strength Indication Meter
Topic revision: r11 - 25 Jan 2013 - 16:31:22 - Main.StacyWyatt