How do reset password during no left space

my server no space availabe right now and im forgot the password, then i try reset my password, and i got the password via email.

the problem is : when i try to login, i must change the password, when i try writing new password i got trouble because no left space available, im running supervisorctl where download blockchain data . so how i can set new password? how to solve it ?

detail like this I encountered an issue with my server due to insufficient space, so I decided to resize it to 50GB. However, upon attempting to log into my droplet, I discovered that my password was not working. To resolve this, I initiated a password reset and received a new password via email. Using this new password, I was able to successfully log into my server. However, the server prompted me to change the password again. I attempted to set a new password, but unfortunately, the connection to the server was lost. Upon retrying to log in with the new password, I was unsuccessful. Surprisingly, when I used the password sent via email, I was able to log in successfully, but the server once again forced me to change the password.

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May 27, 2023

Hey @iklanhits,

You can try using the Recovery Console. The Recovery Console provides out-of-band access and is available regardless of your network settings. It emulates the access you would have if you were sitting down with a keyboard and monitor attached to the actual server. You can use this feature to log in and revert bad settings to regain normal access.

You can follow this documentation on how to enter your into your Droplet:

Basically, you’ll reset your root password and use it via the root user on the Recovery console to connect to it. You shouldn’t be asked to reset your password then but just log in and free some space.

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May 27, 2023

Hello @iklanhits

Can you confirm that when you ssh to your droplet and you’re prompted to change the password and then enter the new password the error is that there is no space left on device and not error regarding the password itself?

You can follow our article here on how to reset your root password

Hope that this helps!

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