"Click Edit Email and FTP User's." nowhere to be found

System hostname my.domain Operating system Debian Linux 10
Webmin version 1.973 Usermin version 1.823
Virtualmin version 6.16 Pro Authentic theme version 19.73
Time on system Saturday, August 21, 2021 7:54 PM Kernel and CPU Linux 4.19.0-17-amd64 on x86_64


# How to change a Mailbox or FTP user’s password

This tutorial covers how to change a Mailbox or FTP user’s from within Virtualmin.

It assumes you have first [logged into Virtualmin](/documentation/tutorial/how-to-log-in).

0. Choose the domain for which you would like to change the user’s password. You can do that by selecting the domain name from the drop-down box on the top-left.

0. Click `Edit Email and FTP User's`.

0. Click the name of the user who’s password you would like to change.

0. Next to `Password`, click the `Set to` radio button.

0. In the textbox next to `Set to`, enter the new password.

0. Click `Save`.

Moreover, when I go to Virtualmin → my domain → Edit Users → myusername


Virtual server administration user's details

There is no place to set the password.

Finally, when I go to:

Webmin → System → Users and Groups → myusername

There is no option presented that will permit me to enter a new password and encrypt it.

Am I required to “Pre-encrypt” the new password so I can enter it into the field labeled “Pre-encrypted password”?

The domain owner account password is set on Edit Virtual Server->Configurable settings->Administration Password.

It cannot be edited on the Users page, as it is not a normal user. And, it cannot be edited in the Webmin System Users and Groups module because Virtualmin is trying to protect you from breaking other services that depend on that password being right. (A domain owner password is used in several places, and Virtualmin manages all of them…Webmin’s System->Users and Groups module only manages /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow).

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