Change the password to a Web hosting account.


Use this command to change the password used to log on to the Web hosting control panel. The password to the domain name account does not change.


All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on eNom.com

Log on to resellertest.enom.com with Login ID resellid, password resellpw.


In the HOSTING ACCOUNT NAME section, the save changes button calls the WebHostUpdatePassword command.


The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.
  • The Web hosting account must belong to this domain name account.

Input parameters

Build the query string using this syntax:

command=nameofcommand&uid=yourloginid&pw=yourpassword &paramname=paramvalue&nextparamname=nextparamvalue


Parameter Status Description Max Size
UID Required Account login ID 20
PW Required Account password 20
HostAccount Required Name of the Web hosting account 14
NewHostPW Required New password for the Web hosting account 14
ConfirmNewHostPW Required New password for the Web hosting account 14
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Options are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
AccountStatusID Status of this Web hosting account:
1 Host account is active
2 Account disabled for exceeding allowed monthly bandwidth
3 Account disabled for exceeding the 3000GB bandwidth limit
4, 5, 6, 7 Account disabled; contact customer service
PasswordUpdated Success status of this update
Command Name of command executed
Language Language of response
ErrCount The number of errors if any occurred. If greater than 0 check the Err(1 to ErrCount) values.
Err(x) Error messages explaining the failure. These can be presented as is back to the client
Done True indicates this entire response has reached you successfully



  • The default response format is plain text. To receive the response in HTML or XML format, send ResponseType=HTML or ResponseType=XML in your request.
  • Check the return parameter ErrCount. If greater than 0 the transaction failed. The parameterErr(ErrCount) can be presented to the client. Otherwise process the returned parameters as defined above.