Reset root password on KVM based VPS


In this week’s feature highlight, we look at How to Reset root password on KVM based VPS

This will only work on the following operating systems,

  1. CentOS
  2. Debian
  3. Ubuntu


  1. This requires an uncrypted drive/partition setup to function
  2. This requires the VPS to be in a powered off/shutdown state

Click on the “Manage” button beside the VPS you wish to reset the password for,

Next switch to the “Settings” tab,

and click on the “Reset Password” button to reset your VPSes password. A new root password will be displayed on the panel once this button is clicked on.

The VPS will automatically boot back online once the password reset is complete.

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