Reset a server's password

  • Last updated on: 2018-10-26
  • Authored by: Rackspace Support

An extremely important aspect of managing your server is controlling the (Linux) root or (Windows) Administrator account password. You can always reset it through the Cloud Control Panel.

Reset your server password

  1. Log in to the Cloud Control Panel.

  2. In the top navigation bar, click Select a Product > Rackspace Cloud.

  3. Select Servers > Cloud Servers.

  4. Click the gear icon next to the server for which you want to change the password.

  5. Under “Manage”, click Change Password.

  6. Enter the new password and click Save Password.

After you enter the new password, your server reboot and the new password is set.

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