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I am unable to set new password on my droplet from console. Is there any bug which has not been fixed since 2 months?

I have created a new droplet. I received login credentials for the console from digital ocean by mail. Once I am logged in through the console, It prompts me to change the password immediately. Once I enter a new password there, the console refreshes and prompts me to log in the console again and password is not changed yet. It starts with the same process. Because of this, I am unable to start any droplet. Can you please help me with this? I am facing this issue since 2 months.

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When you first login, you must use the current password (the one you received via email) before entering the new one. The full flow looks like this:

You are required to change your password immediately (root enforced)
Changing password for root.
(current) UNIX password: 
Enter new UNIX password: 
Retype new UNIX password: