Article ID: 119413, created on Dec 30, 2013, last review on May 10, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo hypervisor


How to reset the root password on the node with Parallels Server BareMetal 5?


There are a lot of guide lines on recovering root account password in a Red Hat or CentOS, by entering single user mode and change the password using passwd command.

To reset it to a different password, boot into rescue mode or single-user mode, and use the passwd command to reset the root password.

See more details in Red Hat guide "Basic System Recovery"

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