Question

Accessing after creation from image

Posted February 20, 2014 3k views
I needed to resize a DB I have, so I created an image and restored from there. I have root login disabled, but I figured I could just login with the old user, however it doesn't seem to be able to get in. I also can't access via console. Are users not carried over on image creation? or am I doing something wrong.

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did you try to reset your root password and then login through the DO console??

try that and see if it works
The root password was probably changed. You can either use SSH keys https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-set-up-ssh-keys--2 instead (this is what I recommend) or simply reset the root password via our control panel.
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