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This document is for a previous release of cPanel & WHM. To view our latest documentation, visit our Home page.

For cPanel & WHM 11.44

(Home >> Change Password >> The Password Generator)

Overview

The Password Generator is a helpful tool in cPanel that generates secure passwords which are difficult for malicious users to guess. You can use the Password Generator anywhere that the button is available.

The Password Generator

 

When you click the Password Generator button, a new window will appear that contains a generated password in a text box. Click Generate Password as many times as you wish until you are satisfied with the password.

Change Password

To set the security requirements of the new password, perform the following steps:

  1. Click Advanced Options.
  2. Enter the desired length of the password in the Length text box.
  3. Select whether to include uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, or symbols.
  4. Copy the password in a safe place and select the checkbox at the bottom of the window.
  5. Click Use Password to use the password you have just generated.
    • To reject the password and close the Password Generator window, click Cancel.

 

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The Password Generator with advanced options