Managing Your Server - Reset Your Server Password

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.  

Please Note:  Changing the server password may also initiate a system reboot.  Make sure all your configuration changes on your machine have been saved before resetting your password, or they will not take effect.

  • First Generation Linux servers on Xen Classic reboot after a password change
  • XenServer on First Generation and Next Generation platforms do NOT initiate a reboot
  • Windows does not run on Xen Classic and so does not need a reboot

Once you enter the new password, your server will reboot and the new password will be set.

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