Change Password

Well, as Linux is one of the most popular Operating System for Servers, millions of people can be found who are using Linux for operating their Servers. Very often they need to update Password of the root account. This task can easily be accomplished using PuTTy. Let’s learn how to update root password for Linux VPS or Dedicated Servers.

Update root Password for Linux VPS or Dedicated Servers

Login to your VPS or Dedicated Linux Server using PuTTy

STEP 1: Login to your Linux VPS or Dedicated Server using PuTTy. Download PuTTy (32 bit/64 bit) from here if you haven’t already installed it. If you need assistance on Logging in to your Server learn how to Login to your VPS or Dedicated Linux Server using PuTTy

Change Password

STEP 2:  Type ‘passwd’ & hit ‘enter’ once you’re successfully logged in. It will prompt you to enter the ‘New password’. Enter the New password & hit ‘enter’. Again you’ll be prompted to enter the Password again. Type the Password again & hit ‘enter’. You’ll see a success report as in this image.

Congrats! You have successfully updated Password for the root account of your Linux VPS or Dedicated Server.

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