When you install or reinstall a distribution or operating system, you are provided with a root access password. We strongly recommend that you change it. When you install or reinstall a distribution or operating system, you are given a root access password. We strongly recommend that you change it, as detailed in . Now select the root user account from the list and click the Change password button. NTPWdi. Finally, enter the new password twice and then.
From looking at your cat /proc/mounts output, it turns out your recovery system is on /dev/sda1, so you were changing the password for the. With it you can also reset the system password but only for the user "root" The task "Password reset" is available in your Contabo customer control panel for. To change the root password that you use to log into SSH, you must be logged in and use the SSH command passwd. The system then asks for.
For the last 10 hours my OVh ProxMox Debian 6 server has been offline do to I for got the root password. I know, I know silly me, do you know. As Benjamin said you should not go for OVH if you need support for the server. most likely be "administrator" and the password should have been set to you.