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How To Change Root Password On Linux Vps

How To Change Root Password On Linux VPS?

You can change your root password in two ways.
!. Change your root password via SSH:

 - Login to your Linux VPS with SSH as your root user
 - Once you have logged in use the command password:  change passwd 
 - You will get a few prompts that you need to follow.
 - Once done, you will get a message:  passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.

!!. Change your root password on your VPS through DialWebHosting VPS control panel:

 - Login to your client area at http://manage.dialwebhosting.com/clientarea.php
 - Hit on the "Services" on the navigation and "my services" in the drop menu
 - Go to your VPS and select "view details"
 - Click on the "change password" link on the next page. 
 - Enter your new password and press the Save Changes button. 

Note: In case you have forgotten your root password you cannot login in via SSH

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