Retrieve mailbox password from a Plesk Onyx backup file

If you find yourself working with a new client who only has a Plesk backup file to work with and wants you to create mailboxes on a new server keeping their old usernames and passwords, it can be a bit of a hassle to find the usernames and passwords for the mailboxes they have used. Luckily all this information can be found in the expanded backup itself in a file with this format backup_info_*.xml

Get a clean list of usernames and passwords

To get a clean list of mailbox users and passwords you can use following PHP code in the expanded backup folder. This works with backups created in Plesk Onyx 17.5.3.

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