Connection Closes after changing root password

September 1, 2014 11.8k views

I have created a new droplet, I got the root access to it, after I SSH and type the root password, I'm being forced to enter a new password, after that the connection closes and the new password is not saved!! I don't know what is exactly the problem.

  • same sh**t, can't setup my droplet. Try to change password and connection is closed.

  • I've had the same issue but i've realised were everyone gets it it wrong.


    When you get requested to change your passoword, FIRST put in your CURRENT password then the NEW password then VERIFY the NEW password.

2 Answers

I recommend you to set the root password by accesing the web console instesd of ssh connection, go to droplet panel, press access button then console access.

thanks guys, saved my life)

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