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.