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How to Reset Root/Administrator Password of Your VPS in Control Panel


Maintaining access to your Virtual Private Server (VPS) hinges on keeping track of your root or administrator passwords. This guide will illustrate the steps to reset your root or administrator password directly from the Control Panel.


Access the Control Panel:
- Launch your preferred web browser and navigate to the Control Panel.

Select Your VPS:
- Identify your VPS from the dashboard and click on Manage to access its management options.

Reset Password:
- Within the management interface, locate the Options menu and find Root/Administrator Password.
- Click on the Reset Password option.
- Depending on your primary user account (root for Linux or administrator for Windows), select the appropriate option.

Options Tab - VPS Control Panel

Reset Root/Administrator Password - VPS Control Panel

Select Root/Administrator - VPS Control Panel

Receive New Password:
- After resetting the password, the new credentials will be sent to the email address associated with your account.

Initiate Action:
- Follow the instructions provided in the email to utilize the new password and regain access to your VPS.

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Updated on: 22/05/2024

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