Can't change default root password via recovery console or putty

Posted August 18, 2021 194 views
SecurityDigitalOcean Droplets

Hi guys;

I’m having problems in my droplet. As I mentioned in the topic I cannot change my password or login to droplet. Any ideas?

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Hello, @basarkaradag

You can change the root password for the droplet from your DigitalOcean account as well.

Navigate to the control panel. From the project, the Droplet is in, or from the main navigation’s Droplets page, locate the Droplet. Click the Droplet’s name to open its detail page, then select Access in the left navigation.

Click Reset Root Password to send an email to the address associated with your DigitalOcean account. You can use the password provided to log in to your Droplet through the console.

You can also check our official documentation about this: