How to disable "change root password" for security reasons.

  • Posted on February 26, 2015
  • JTLAsked by JTL


I’m an experienced SysAdmin running Ubuntu 14.04 on a DigitalOcean droplet. I was wondering the other day how the “change root password” function in the control works in practice and if it was possible to disable it for security reasons.


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They can gain access without that feature too, you should secure your account with two-step authentication instead.