my vps can't chage password root

Posted May 2, 2020 556 views

just to join in this forum..
i want to question can’t change root password my droplen ?
then at klick enter, out message session stoped.

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Hello, @rayyanm007

You can change the root password for the droplet from your DigitalOcean account as well.

Navigate to the control panel. From the project the Droplet is in, or from the main navigation’s Droplets page, locate the Droplet. Click the Droplet’s name to open its detail page, then select Access in the left navigation.

Click Reset Root Password to send an email to the address associated with your DigitalOcean account. You can use the password provided to log in to your Droplet through the console.

You can also check our official documentation about this:


Hi @rayyanm007 ,

Under root user,you can run this command:


Usually the initial password for root is sent to your inbox related to digitalocean account.