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What is my Root password?

  • Posted September 29, 2014

I somehow forgot the root password to our server via console window, and needed to access it - Is it possible to look it up without having to reset it?

I work with a number of people who have access to the same server as well, and don’t want to reset it for everyone just because I couldn’t remember what it is. Is there a way to look it up via account dashboard?

Thanks.

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I set up a droplet and ten minutes later no password has been emailed to me. I reset it and get the password within 30 seconds. What a shambles.

Why this problem is not addressed ?

Another strategy is to log in as root using your pass phrase, then creating a new user for admin purposes. E.g., adduser administrator1 (you will be prompted for the password).

funny that this psot doesnt have more love.

I mean, why the f&*k they don’t mention it when we setup a new droplet??

funny that this psot doesnt have more love.

I mean, why the f&*k they don’t mention it when we setup a new droplet??

funny that this psot doesnt have more love.

I mean, why the f&*k they don’t mention it when we setup a new droplet??

funny that this psot doesnt have more love.

I mean, why the f&*k they don’t mention it when we setup a new droplet??

funny that this psot doesnt have more love.

I mean, why the f&*k they don’t mention it when we setup a new droplet??

funny that this psot doesnt have more love.

I mean, why the f&*k they don’t mention it when we setup a new droplet??

funny that this psot doesnt have more love.

I mean, why the f&*k they don’t mention it when we setup a new droplet??