How to change the password for the root user via WHM?

In order to change the password for the root user on your Dedicated server you will need to access the WHM panel and follow the steps below (click here if you don't know how to access WHM):

  • Open the Change Root Password tool.
  • Type the new password you would like to use.
  • Type the password again in the confirmation box.

Note: You can use the Password Generator button and WHM will automatically generate a strong password for you.

  • Click on the Change Password button.

If you are unable to access the WHM panel, you can contact the SiteGround Technical Support Team, by posting a ticket from your User Area, under Support, and they will reset the password for you.

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