Reset Web Password

oakleeman

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Nov 28, 2006
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I seem to have forgotten the password to login to the web interface but I still have ssh access. How do we reset the root login for the web interface? I've tried looking through the FAQs and the manuals but didn't find an answer.
 

tom

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I seem to have forgotten the password to login to the web interface but I still have ssh access. How do we reset the root login for the web interface? I've tried looking through the FAQs and the manuals but didn't find an answer.

hi,
root can login via ssh and via web interface, it is the same password.
if you want to change the password on the console, just type
> passwd
 

oakleeman

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Nov 28, 2006
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Thanks, I guess that I missed the part about where the web interface and the ssh login were the same. What's odd about that is that I had tried the ssh password on the web interface and it still wouldn't let me login. Once I changed the ssh password I was able to login via the web.
 

ourcontact

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hi,
root can login via ssh and via web interface, it is the same password.
if you want to change the password on the console, just type
> passwd

Be sure to choose Realm - Linux PAM standard authentication not Proxmox VE authentication server
 

Proximate

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Many years later, I'm having the exact same issue.
All of a sudden, when trying to log into a system that I've logged into countless times won't let me log in using standard auth yet I'm able to log in using the ssh pass.
 

alanrguez

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May 16, 2022
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Hi,
i have the same issue. After create a cluster i can't access with ssh root credentials.
Regards.
 

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