Modify POP account password.


Use this command to change the password of one or more POP3 mail accounts in a domain.


All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on

Log on to with Login ID resellid, password resellpw.

On the Domain Name Maintenance page, in the Edit POP mail accounts box, typing a new password and clicking the add to cart button to save modifications calls the ModifyPOP3 command.


The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.
  • The domain name must belong to this account.
  • The POP3 service need not be active for the password change to be successful.
  • The values of UserName in the query must exist for the domain.
  • The value for EmailCount must match the number of UserNames and Passwords in the query.

Input parameters

Build the query string using this syntax:


Parameter Status Description Max Size
UID Required Account login ID 20
PW Required Account password 20
SLD Required Second-level domain name (for example, enom in 63
TLD Required Top-level domain name (extension) 15
EmailCount Required Number of accounts on this domain to update. 2
UserNameX X=1 to EmailCount Required POP3 user name to update the password on. 30
IsAdminX X=1 to EmailCount Either IsAdminX or PasswordX is Required They may be used together. Should UserNameX have administrative privileges over all mailboxes associated with this domain name? Administrative privileges allow this user to reset the password for mailboxes, and delete mailboxes. Permitted values are:
0 Regular user (can change the password for their own mailbox but no one else’s)
1 Administrator (when this user logs on to Webmail and goes to the admin page, he or she can see all mailboxes for this domain name, can reset passwords for any or all mailboxes, and can delete any or all mailboxes)
PasswordX X=1 to EmailCount Either IsAdminX or PasswordX is Required They may be used together. New password for UserNameX’s mailbox. 50
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Permitted values are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
Command Name of command executed
ErrCount The number of errors if any occurred. If greater than 0 check the Err(1 to ErrCount) values.
ErrX 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 parameter Err(ErrCount) can be presented to the client. Otherwise process the returned parameters as defined above.