admin: Administration Panel Preferences

The admin utility is used for managing administrator's interface preferences.

Usage
admin <command> [
<option_1> [<param>]
[<option_2> [<param>]]
... [<option_N> [<param>]]

Example

The following command sets the administrator's interface language to German.

plesk bin admin --update -locale -de_DE

 

Commands
Command Parameter Description Example

--update or -u

 

Updates Plesk administrator's server preferences.

To set the interface language to German:

plesk bin admin --update -locale -de_DE

or

plesk bin admin -u -locale -de_DE

--info or -i

 

Displays Plesk administrator’s personal information and preferences.

To view Plesk administrator’s personal information and preferences:

plesk bin admin --info

or

plesk bin admin -i

--show-password

 

Displays the Plesk administrator’s password.

To view Plesk administrator's password:

plesk bin admin -show-password

--set-admin-password or -p

 

Updates the Plesk administrator's password.

The synonym is --set-password.

To change the Plesk administrator's password to mypassword:

plesk bin admin --set-admin-password -passwd mypassword -encrypted-password

or

plesk bin admin --set-password -passwd mypassword -encrypted-password

--set-password

 

Updates the Plesk administrator's password. The synonym is --set-admin-password.

--xml-info or -xi

 

Displays Plesk administrator’s personal information and preferences in the XML format.

To view Plesk administrator’s personal information and preferences in the XML format:

plesk bin admin --xml-info

or

plesk bin admin -xi

--help or -h

 

Displays help page on the use of the utility.

To view help page on the use of the admin utility:

plesk bin admin --help

or

plesk bin admin -h

Options
Option Parameter Description Example

-locale

<language_code>

Sets the default interface language for Plesk administrator's control panel interface.

The argument of the command must be a valid four-letter language code derived from the language code described in ISO-639-2 and the corresponding country code described in ISO-3166.

For example, the Plesk code for the Italian language code is it-IT; the Plesk code for the American variant of English is en-US; the Plesk code for the British variant of English is en-GB.

To set the administrator's default interface language to German:

plesk bin admin -u -locale de-DE

-skin

<skin_name>

Sets the default interface skin for Plesk administrator's control panel interface.

To set the administrator's default interface skin to Vista:

plesk bin admin -u -skin "Vista"

-multiple-sessions

true|false

Allows/Prohibits having several simultaneous sessions under administrator's login.

To allow multiple sessions to run simultaneously under administrator's login:

plesk bin admin -u -multiple-sessions true

 

-manage_server_firewall

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting Plesk firewall settings in Custom view.
The Firewall page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator adjusting firewall settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_firewall true

-manage_server_ip_addresses

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing the IP addresses pool in Custom view.
The IP Addresses page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing IP addresses in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_ip_addresses true

-manage_server_skeleton

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing the virtual host template in Custom view.
The Virtual Host Template page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator to manage the virtual host template in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_skeleton true

-manage_server_ssl_certificates

true|false

Allows/Prohibits the administrator to manage the Plesk storage of SSL certificates in Custom view.
The SSL Certificates page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing SSL certificates on a server in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_ssl_certificates true

-manage_server_mass_email

true|false

Allows/Prohibits sending mass e-mail messages in Custom view.
The Mass E-Mail Messages page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator sending mass e-mail messages in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_mass_email true

-manage_server_backup

true|false

Allows/Prohibits performing backups in Custom view.
Both Backup Manager and Backup Settings pages are shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator performing backups in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_backup true

-manage_server_migration

true|false

Allows/Prohibits performing migration from other platforms in Custom view.
The Migration Manager page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator performing migration in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_migration true

-manage_server_crontab

true|false

Allows/Prohibits creating scheduled tasks in Custom view. The administrator can run these tasks on behalf of any system user.
The Scheduled Tasks page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator creating scheduled tasks in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_crontab true

-manage_server_events

true|false

Allows/Prohibits creating event handlers in Custom view.
The Event Manager page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator creating event handlers in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_events true

-manage_server_app_vault

true|false

Allows/Prohibits accessing Application Vault in Custom view.
The Application Vault page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator accessing Application Vault in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_app_vault true

-manage_server_db

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing database servers in Custom view.
The Database Servers and Database Hosting Preferences pages are shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing database servers in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_db true

-manage_server_notifications

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing Plesk notifications in Custom view.
The Notifications page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing Plesk notifications in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_notifications true

-manage_server_actionlog

true|false

Allows/Prohibits viewing action log and adjusting log settings in Custom view.
The Action Log page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing Plesk notifications in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_actionlog true

-manage_server_sessions

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing active sessions in Custom view.
The Active Sessions and Session Idle Time pages are shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing active sessions in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_sessions true

-manage_server_admin_access

true|false

Allows/Prohibits changing remote access options in Custom view.
The Restrict Administrative Access page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator changing remote access options in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_admin_access true

-manage_server_license

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing Plesk license keys in Custom view.
The License Management page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing Plesk license keys in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_license true

-manage_server_support

true|false

Allows/Prohibits contacting Plesk support in Custom view.
The Support page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator contacting Plesk support in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_support true

-manage_server_updates

true|false

Allows/Prohibits performing Plesk updates and upgrades in Custom view.
The Updates and Upgrades page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator performing Plesk updates and upgrades in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_updates true

-manage_server_branding

true|false

Allows/Prohibits changing Plesk appearance in Custom view.
The Plesk Branding page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator changing Plesk appearance in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_branding true

-manage_server_languages

true|false

Allows/Prohibits changing the Plesk locale in Custom view.
The Languages page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator changing the Plesk locale in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_languages true

-manage_server_ui

true|false

Allows/Prohibits changing interface settings in Custom view.
The Interface Management page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator changing interface settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_ui true

-manage_server_custom_buttons

true|false

Allows/Prohibits creating custom buttons in Custom view.
The Custom Buttons page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator creating custom buttons in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_custom_buttons true

-manage_server_summary_report

true|false

Allows/Prohibits viewing the summary Plesk report in Custom view.
The Summary Report page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator viewing the summary Plesk report in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_summary_report true

-manage_server_domain_traffic_report

true|false

Allows/Prohibits viewing domain traffic statistics in Custom view.
The Traffic Usage by Domains page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator viewing domain traffic statistics in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_domain_traffic_report true

-manage_server_settings

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting general system settings in Custom view.
The Server Settings page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator adjusting general system settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_settings true

-manage_server_time

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting system time in Custom view.
The System Time page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator adjusting system time in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_time true

-manage_server_dns_template

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting the DNS template in Custom view.
The DNS Template Settings page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator adjusting the DNS template in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_dns_template true

-manage_server_preview_domain

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting website preview settings in Custom view.
The Website Preview Settings page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator adjusting website preview settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_preview_domain true

-manage_server_filesharing

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting file sharing settings in Custom view.
The File Sharing Settings page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator adjusting file sharing settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_filesharing true

-manage_server_google_services

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting Google Services settings in Custom view.
The Settings of Google Services for Websites page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator adjusting Google Services settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_google_services true

-manage_server_optimization

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing Apache modules in Custom view.
The Apache Modules page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing Apache modules in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_optimization true

-manage_server_mail

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting server-wide mail settings in Custom view.
The Mail Server Settings page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator adjusting server-wide mail settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_mail true

-manage_server_mail_black_white_lists

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting black and white mail server lists in Custom view.
The Black and White List pages are shown/hidden to the administrator in server-wide mail settings.

To allow the administrator adjusting black and white mail server lists in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_mail_black_white_lists true

-manage_server_virus_protection

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting virus protection settings in Custom view.
The Virus Protection Settings page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator adjusting virus protection settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_virus_protection true

-manage_server_spam_filter

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting spam filter settings in Custom view.
The Spam Filter Settings page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator adjusting spam filter settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_spam_filter true

-manage_server_webmail

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing webmail services in Custom view.
The Webmail page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing webmail services in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_webmail true

-manage_server_maillist

true|false

Allows/Prohibits setting up the mailing lists server in Custom view.
The Set Up Mailing Lists Server page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator setting up the mailing lists server in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_maillist true

-manage_server_info

true|false

Allows/Prohibits viewing general information about a server in Custom view.
The Server Information page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator viewing general information about a server in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_info true

-manage_server_components

true|false

Allows/Prohibits viewing information about Plesk components in Custom view.
The Server Components page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator adjusting virus protection settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_components true

-manage_server_services

true|false

Allows/Prohibits running (stopping) Plesk services in Custom view.
The Services Management page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator running (stopping) Plesk services in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_services true

-manage_server_vzpp

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing a Virtuozzo container in Custom view (in case Plesk runs in a virtual container).
The Manage Your Container page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing a Virtuozzo container in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_vzpp true

-manage_server_reboot

true|false

Allows/Prohibits rebooting a Plesk server in Custom view.
The Restart Server page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator rebooting a Plesk server in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_reboot true

-manage_server_shutdown

true|false

Allows/Prohibits shutting down a Plesk server in Custom view.
The Shut Down Server page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator shutting down a Plesk server in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_shutdown true

-manage_server_modules

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing additional Plesk extensions in Custom view.
The Extensionspage is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing additional Plesk extensions in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_modules true

-create_domains

true|false

Allows/Prohibits creating, removing, and switching among webspaces in Custom view.
The Webspaces tab is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator creating, removing, and switching among webspaces in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -create_domains true

-manage_phosting

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing website hosting settings in Custom view.
The Website Scripting and Security operation is shown/hidden to the administrator in the list of Advanced Operations.

To allow the administrator managing website hosting settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_phosting true

-manage_phosting_ssi

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing website SSI settings in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing website SSI settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_phosting_ssi true

-manage_phosting_php

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing website PHP settings in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing website PHP settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_phosting_php true

-manage_phosting_cgi

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing website CGI settings in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing website CGI settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_phosting_cgi true

-manage_phosting_perl

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing website Perl settings in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing website Perl settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_phosting_perl true

-manage_phosting_python

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing website Python settings in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing website Python settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_phosting_python true

-manage_phosting_asp

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing website ASP settings in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing website ASP settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_phosting_asp true

-manage_phosting_fastcgi

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing website FastCGI settings in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing website FastCGI settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_phosting_fastcgi true

-manage_phosting_asp_dot_net

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing website ASP.NET settings in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing website ASP.NET settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_phosting_asp_dot_net

-manage_php_settings

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting common PHP settings for a website in Custom view.

To allow the administrator adjusting common PHP settings for a website in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_php_settings true

-manage_php_version

true|false

Allows/Prohibits choosing the PHP version for a website in Custom view.

To allow the administrator choosing the PHP version in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_php_version true

-manage_sh_access

true|false

If true, the administrator is able to allow the chrooted access to a server in Web Hosting Access in Custom view. Otherwise, the administrator is not allowed to change shell access parameters.

To allow the administrator setting up the chrooted access in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_sh_access true

-manage_performance_bandwidth

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing the maximum bandwidth usage for a website in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing the maximum bandwidth usage in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_performance_bandwidth true

-manage_performance_connections

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing the maximum number of connections for a website in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing the maximum number of connections in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_performance_connections true

-manage_phosting_errdocs

true|false

Allows/Prohibits enabling and disabling custom error documents for a website in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing custom error documents in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_phosting_errdocs true

-manage_phosting_ssl

true|false

Allows/Prohibits enabling and disabling SSL support for a website in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing SSL support in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_phosting_ssl true

-manage_not_chroot_shell

true|false

If true, the administrator is able to allow any type of shell access to a server in Web Hosting Access in Custom view. Otherwise, the permission is defined by the -manage_sh_access option.

To allow the administrator setting up any type of shell access in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_not_chroot_shell true

-manage_quota

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting the Hard quota on disk space parameters in Web Hosting Access in Custom view..

To allow the administrator adjusting the disk quota parameter in Web Hosting Settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_quota true

-manage_subdomains

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing subdomains in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing subdomains in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_subdomains true

-manage_domain_aliases

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing domain aliases in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing domain aliases in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_domain_aliases true

-manage_log

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting log rotation settings on the Logs page in Custom view.

To allow the administrator adjusting log rotation settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_log true

-manage_anonftp

true|false

Allows/Prohibits setting up the anonymous FTP access to a site at the FTP Access page in Custom view.

To allow the administrator setting up the anonymous FTP access to a site in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_anonftp true

-manage_subftp

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing additional FTP accounts at the FTP Access page in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing additional FTP accounts in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_subftp true

-manage_crontab

true|false

Allows/Prohibits creating scheduled tasks in Custom view. The administrator can run these tasks only on behalf of the system user associated with the webspace.
The Scheduled Tasks operation is shown/hidden to the administrator in the list of Advanced Operations.

To allow the administrator creating scheduled tasks in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_crontab true

-manage_dns

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing DNS zone records for domains in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing DNS zone records in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_dns true

-manage_webapps

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing Java web apps in Custom view.
The Java Applications page is shown/hidden to the administrator in the list of Advanced Operations.

To allow the administrator managing web apps in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_webapps true

-manage_webstat

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing web statistics settings (change statistics engine, and so on) in Custom view.

To allow the administrator managing web apps in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_webstat true

-manage_mail_settings

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting mail settings for a certain webspace in Custom view.
The Change Settings button is shown/hidden to the administrator on the Mail tab.

To allow the administrator adjusting mail settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_mail_settings true

-manage_maillists

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing mailing lists for a certain webspace in Custom view.
The Mailing Lists page is shown/hidden to the administrator on the Mail tab.

To allow the administrator managing mailing lists in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_maillists true

-manage_spamfilter

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting spam filter settings for a certain webspace in Custom view.
The spam filter settings are available/unavailable to the administrator on the Mail Settings page.

To allow the administrator managing mailing lists in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_spamfilter true

-manage_virusfilter

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting antivirus settings for a certain mailbox in Custom view.
The Antivirus tab is shown/hidden to the administrator on the properties page of a certain mailbox.

To allow the administrator adjusting antivirus settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_virusfilter true

-allow_local_backups

true|false

Allows/Prohibits creating website backups in the server storage in Custom view.
The Backup Manager page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator creating backups in the server storage in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -allow_local_backups true

-allow_ftp_backups

true|false

Allows/Prohibits creating website backups in an FTP storage in Custom view.
The FTP Storage tab is shown/hidden to the administrator in Backup Manager.

To allow the administrator creating backups in an FTP storage in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -allow_ftp_backups true

-allow_account_local_backups

true|false

Allows/Prohibits creating account backups in the server storage in Custom view.
The Backup Manager page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator creating account backups in the server storage in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -allow_account_local_backups true

-allow_account_ftp_backups

true|false

Allows/Prohibits creating account backups in an FTP storage in Custom view.
The FTP Storage tab is shown/hidden to the administrator in Backup Manager.

To allow the administrator creating account backups in an FTP storage in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -allow_ftp_backups true

-remote_access_interface

true|false

Allows/Prohibits the administrator in Custom view to make remote XML API calls.

To allow the administrator in Custom view making remote XML API calls:

plesk bin admin --update -remote_access_interface true

-manage_performance

true|false

Allows/Prohibits adjusting the performance settings in Custom view: Maximum bandwidth, number of connections, and per-site PHP performance settings.

To allow the administrator adjusting performance settings in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_performance true

-select_db_server

true|false

Allows/Prohibits the administrator in Custom view to choose a database server for storing created databases.

The Database server parameter is available/unavailable to the administrator while adding a new database.

To allow the administrator choosing a database server in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -select_db_server true

-remote_db_connection

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing remote access to database servers in Custom view.

To allow the administrator enabling remote connection to database servers in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -remote_db_connection true

-access_appcatalog

true|false

Allows/Prohibits accessing Application Catalog in Custom view.

The Applications page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator accessing Application Catalog in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -access_appcatalog true

-allow_license_stubs

true|false

Allows/Prohibits activating APS apps using license keys from the Plesk license pool.

To allow the administrator activating APS apps using license keys from the Plesk license pool in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -allow_license_stubs true

-allow_insecure_sites

true|false

Allows/Prohibits the administrator in Custom view changing scripting options that may affect site security.

To allow the administrator changing scripting options that may affect site security:

plesk bin admin --update -allow_insecure_sites true

-manage_website_maintenance

true|false

Allows/Prohibits performing website maintenance in Custom view.
The Website Copying and Website Maintenance Mode pages are shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator performing website maintenance in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_website_maintenance true

-manage_wordpress_toolkit

true|false

Allows/Prohibits access to the WordPress Toolkit in Custom view.

To allow the administrator accessing the WordPress Toolkit in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_wordpress_toolkit true

-manage_security_wordpress_toolkit

true|false

Allows/Prohibits access to the WordPress Toolkit Security Management feature in Custom view.

To allow the administrator accessing the WordPress Toolkit Security Management feature in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_security_wordpress_toolkit true

-manage_protected_dirs

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing password-protected directories in Custom view.

The Password-Protected Directories page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing password-protected directories in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_protected_dirs true

-manage_server_mailgate

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing the external SMTP server for outgoing mail in Custom view.

The External SMTP Server Settings page is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing the SMTP server for outgoing mail in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_server_mailgate true

-manage_secure_passwords

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing Plesk security policy in Custom view.
The Security Policy page is shown/hidden to the administrator on the Server tab.

To allow the administrator managing security policy in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -manage_secure_passwords true

-access_service_users

true|false

Allows/Prohibits managing auxiliary user accounts in Custom view.

The Users tab is shown/hidden to the administrator.

To allow the administrator managing auxiliary user accounts in Custom view:

plesk bin admin --update -access_service_users true

-passwd

<password>

Sets the Plesk administrator's password. Use with the --set-admin-password or --set-password command.

See additional comments in the Note below the table.

To change the Plesk administrator's password to mypassword:

plesk bin admin --set-password -passwd mypassword

-encrypted-password

 

Saves the Plesk administrator's password in the encrypted form.

Use with the --set-admin-password or --set-password command.

If you do not use the options -encrypted-password or -plain-password, than the password will be saved in the same form as the previous password was saved.

To change the Plesk administrator's password to mypassword and save the password in the encrypted form:

plesk bin admin --set-password -passwd mypassword -encrypted-password

-plain-password

 

Saves the Plesk administrator's password in plain text.

Use with the --set-admin-password or --set-password command.

To change the Plesk administrator's password to mypassword and save the password in plain text:

plesk bin admin --set-password -passwd mypassword -plain-password

Note: Use of the -passwd option is not recommended. Passing passwords through CLI as parameters of the -passwd option may potentially compromise the system's security as command line can be observed by other users of the system. It is more secure to pass passwords through the environment variables. You can transfer non-encrypted passwords by using environment variable PSA_PASSWORD.
Similarly, you can transfer encrypted passwords through the environment variable PSA_CRYPTED_PASSWORD.

 

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