how to reovery the root account login for webui?


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May 18, 2022
I want to change the root username for web login,so i add user from ssh shell ,and add to web ,then remove root from the web,now i can login with new user,but have'nt any rights, root can't login from web,but root can still login from ssh shell ,auth mode is Linux PAM standard authentication。How to reovcery root accout?
root shell is still work. thanks a lot!
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