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How can I retrieve the root password on droplet create from the API?

  • Posted July 15, 2013

I’m not able to spawn a VPS and tell the user the root password via the API, or just use it myself in the script. Is this going to be implemented, and how have people worked around this?

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Want your password has been sent to the specified email. mailA@mail.com, MailB@mail.com

You will have to use SSH keys if you want to do it with the API only.

What about this : https://www.digitalocean.com/api_access <br> <br>Im no expert :( <br> <br>[code]Reset Root Password <br>This method will reset the root password for a droplet. Please be aware that this will reboot the droplet to allow resetting the password. <br> <br>Request URL: <br>https://api.digitalocean.com/droplets/[droplet_id]/password_reset/?client_id=[your_client_id]&api_key=[your_api_key] <br>Parameters <br>droplet_id Required, Integer, this is the id of your droplet that you want to reset password on <br>Sample Response <br>{ <br> “status”: “OK”, <br> “event_id”: 7501 <br>}[/code]