Obtain the encrypted client password

Request Parameters

Parameter Type Description Required
action string “GetClientPassword” Required
userid int The userid to obtain the password for Optional
email string The email address to obtain the password for Optional

Response Parameters

Parameter Type Description
result string The result of the operation: success or error
password string The clients encrypted password

Example Request (CURL)

$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, '');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS,
            'action' => 'GetClientPassword',
            // See
            'username' => 'IDENTIFIER_OR_ADMIN_USERNAME',
            'password' => 'SECRET_OR_HASHED_PASSWORD',
            'userid' => '1',
            'responsetype' => 'json',
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
$response = curl_exec($ch);

Example Request (Local API)

$command = 'GetClientPassword';
$postData = array(
    'userid' => '1',
$adminUsername = 'ADMIN_USERNAME'; // Optional for WHMCS 7.2 and later

$results = localAPI($command, $postData, $adminUsername);

Example Response JSON

    "result": "success",
    "password": "$2y$10$17X1fBPpamALcMA9KMiFneH4FYpMkkmFGDxlkxbjGeSnfH8sLqixa"

Error Responses

Possible error condition responses include:

  • Client ID Not Found

Version History

Version Changelog
1.0 Initial Version
8.0 Deprecated.