How to assign a password to root after instantiating a VPS with the SSH authentication option
After instantiating an Ubuntu VPS droplet, I found myself needing to terminate and start over because I could not get back to being root after su'ing to another user account. Then I realized I never assigned a password to root, I had chosen the SSH option on the ‘Create Droplet’ page. How does this happen what’s the proper way to deal with this?
My objective is set up a simple OpenVPN account. What is the simplest way to achieve this?
These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.×