I've forgotten the password, if I reset it....

July 25, 2016 1.6k views
Getting Started Quickstart Ubuntu 16.04

I've forgotten the password for my droplet. If I reset it via the dashboard, will the droplet be re-created? I don't want to re-create it.

1 Answer

No, your Droplet will not be recreated. However, it will be powered off and then rebooted in order to modify /etc/passwd and apply the new root password.

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