Change Linux Root Password

Changing the Linux Root Password

Changing the Linux root password can be done with a GUI like Web Host Manager, or, it can be done with SSH. The code below shows the simple procedure to change the password with the shell.

root# passwd
Changing Password for user root.
New UNIX Password: Add_PASSWORD_HERE (Click Enter)
Retype new UNIX password: RETYPE_PASSWORD_HERE (Click Enter)
passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.