Pulls FTP password out of Plesk database.

mysql -uadmin -p`cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow` -e "use psa; select accounts.password from accounts INNER JOIN sys_users ON accounts.id=sys_users.account_id WHERE sys_users.login='xxxx';"
This will print to the screen password for the user specified in "sys_users.login='xxxx';. This is for Plesk servers only.
Sample Output
[root@ip-xx-xxx-xxx-xx~]# mysql -uadmin -p`cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow` -e "use psa; select accounts.password from accounts INNER JOIN sys_users ON accounts.id=sys_users.account_id WHERE sys_users.login='xxxxx';"
+-------------+
| password    |
+-------------+
| xxxxxxxxxxx |
+-------------+

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2009-02-18 17:26:41

What Others Think

Works as expected. Thank you!
mawe · 655 weeks ago
The plesk database has always been a bit too complicated for me. When I was helping out people thanks to schoolsofminneapolis.com, I often came across problems associated with the database. It's been a year since that and people still have many problems.
robinjack · 11 weeks and 2 days ago

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