3) Importing Passwords

Pleasant Password Server uses KeePass for Pleasant Password Server (desktop PC client) to import your passwords from an unlimited number of file formats.

This functionality was originally developed by Regular KeePass and KeePass by Pleasant was able to make use of this code.

For an existing KeePass database/export files: see these steps to import.

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Pre-Import - Validation Checks

Import into a folder

You can use import passwords to your choice of destination folder:

  1. Open KeePass for Pleasant Password Server (desktop PC client)
  2. Select the location folder, to which you want your passwords imported:
    • Root Folder:
      • Click File > Import
    • Any folder:
      • Right-click your destination folder
      • Click "Import Into Group..."
      • If you do not have a permitted Access Level, this operation will give an error

Confirming the Entry Imports

To double-check the imported entries, select inside the Search box and press Enter. All entries (visible to the user) will be displayed in the list, and the status bar at the bottom will show the total number of entries.

Supported Formats

KeePass for Pleasant Password Server supports all of the same formats that standard KeePass supports.

For more information about importing and exporting, see the Offical Documentation for KeePass.


Custom Fields: If your password file has custom fields which are not included in these formats, you can convert your password file to a CSV file and follow the steps below.

Importing Custom Fields

Follow these steps to import from a CSV file that has a unique fields or field order:

KeePass 1.x Database Files

KeePass 1.x .kdb files cannot be directly imported into KeePass for Pleasant Password Server as the required KeePassC64.dll file can cause compatibility issues with Password Server features.
The database can be exported as a Supported Format, or to retain database format: 

    1. Install KeePass 2.x with the Native Support Library option selected.Keepass Native Support Library
    2. Import the KeePass 1.x .kdb file into KeePass 2.x
    3. Export from KeePass 2.x as .kdbx and import into KeePass for Pleasant Password Server.