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Old 05-16-2012, 04:35 AM   #1
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how to know root password


Hi all
I can log in remotely to my linux server with root account (through ssh & saved password)
is there any way to know the root password ( remotely,,the server is far away) ???
 
Old 05-16-2012, 04:37 AM   #2
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the only way is when someone will tell you
 
Old 05-16-2012, 04:42 AM   #3
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Certain tools can do that. For example, when you try to telnet using the root account.

But you can almost always reset the root's password by entering the single user mode. Run level 1 - at the time of booting your system.
 
Old 05-16-2012, 09:21 AM   #4
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i would just login and change it to something i'd remember.
 
  


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