Change password (Panel users)

Overview

Each DreamHost account has a primary email address assigned to it. This email gives you access to the DreamHost panel which you can access at panel.dreamhost.com.

Checking if your password has been compromised

When setting or changing your password, DreamHost checks it against haveibeenpwned's API.

If your password has been found in the API or if it has been found to be a weak password, the panel will then advise you (but not force you) to update it in an effort to make it more secure.

View the following article for guidelines on how to create a secure password.

Setting the password for your account

After you sign up for an account, you are sent a welcome email. In this email is a link to the panel. This is when you get to set your panel password for the first time. View the password guidelines article for information on how to create a secure password.

Resetting your password

There are two ways you can reset your password.

Option 1 — If you cannot log into your panel (Forgot password link)

To reset this password, visit the following link:

Enter your email address and the system will send you an email with further instructions.

Only the primary email set up on your account can reset your password using this link. If you require other people to access your account you must set up Account Privileges for each new user.

Option 2 — If you can log into your panel (Reset password in the panel)

  1. Navigate to the Security page.
  2. At the top, enter your current password, followed by your new password.
  3. Click the Change button to update it.

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