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How to Encrypt a Database Password in a Plesk Backup?

 

1. Log in to your Plesk account.

 

2. Go to Websites & Domains > Backup Manager.

 

3. Click on Remote Storage Settings.

 

4. On the right side of Password Protection, if it displays Disabled, click on change.

 

5. Tick Use password protection and enter a password. Then confirm with Apply.

 

Ensure that you store your password in a safe place. You will need it when restoring a backup. In case you have forgotten your password or do not enter one, Plesk will restore your backup with a random database password.

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