"Access denied" when logging into root?

September 3, 2017 2.7k views
Logging CentOS

When I typed in the password I got in my email it told me to make a new password then when I clicked enter is closed so I opend putty to log back it the console popped up and I put in root as the password and then I typed in my new password and it just said "Access denied". I reset my root password and Im still getting the same issue..

2 Answers

Use console access to fix your issues.

Read the prompts. It asks you for your current password first.

  • It spit out a large message saying that im required to change password then I do then is just says authentication token manipulation error

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