How to Change Your Password Using FileZilla
FileZilla is a free FTP server interface program that lets you upload and download pages, images, videos and documents from you website. The FileZilla program accesses your website through a server. You may need to change the password you use to access the website and the server if you suspect someone has hacked into your system. Using FileZilla makes it a straightforward process to change the password. All you need is a few minutes and a new, memorable password.
Things You'll Need
- FileZilla software.
Log into the server from your machine. You must use your own computer to access the server and change the password.
Start the "FileZilla Server Interface.exe" program in FileZilla. In XAMPP, you can access the server through the admin interface from the control panel.
Click on "Connect to Server." Enter 127.0.0.1 into the "Server Address" section, 14147 into the "Port" section and use your current password in the "Administration Password" section. Click "OK."
Check whether you are logged on correctly. If so, you should see "Logged On" in the server's window.
Click "Edit" and "Settings." Select "Admin Interface Settings." Check the "Change admin password" box.
Enter the new password in the "New" section and retype the new password once again in the box below. Click "OK" and close the FileZilla program.
Restart the server to finalize the new settings.
Tips & Warnings
- Use a new password that contains upper and lower case letters and also numbers.