How to change the root password using WHM?
cPanel/WHM has all the features so that new users can get used to it within a few days. Resetting the root password is a general practice for security reasons. Let us understand the step-by-step procedure of resetting the root password through WHM GUI.
1. First, login into the WHM panel,
https://your-domain.com:2087 or https://IP-address: 2087 or https://server-hostname: 2087.
2. Navigate to Server Configuration → Change Root Password.
3. Now, enter the new password or you can take the help of Generate button to generate a strong password.
4. Finally, click on Change Password.
Now that we’ve gone over how to change the root password using WHM GUI. This is a GUI method that does not require any formal CLI knowledge. You can easily reset the root password with just a few clicks.
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