Connection Closes after changing root password

Posted September 1, 2014 26.8k 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.


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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.

I have the same issue connection closed after resetting the password !!

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Yes I have the same problem, ssh disconect when I try change password.
The console droplet not work.
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