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How to enable Roundcube Webmail password change plugin

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Roundcube Webmail comes with a plugin that allows the user to change passwords within DirectAdmin itself.


Step 1 – Enable the plugin. Edit Roundcube Webmail main configuration file. Add the plugin name into the plugin array settings by looking for the line below:

$rcmail_config['plugins'] = array();


Step 2 – Add the plugin name into the array bracket.

$rcmail_config['plugins'] = array(password);


Step 3 – Ensure the plugin folder is in place and has the right name, webmail_dir/plugins/password.

Step 4 – Edit the password change plugin settings. webmail_dir/plugins/password/


Step 5 – Change the driver settings of the plugin.

$rcmail_config['password_driver'] = 'sql';


Change it to:

$rcmail_config['password_driver'] = 'directadmin';


Step 6 – If DirectAdmin requires SSL, look for the line below and edit it.

$rcmail_config['password_directadmin_host'] = 'tcp://localhost';


Change it to:

$rcmail_config['password_directadmin_host'] = 'ssl://localhost';