reset password of vultr server debian 7

  1. login into console from vultr console panel
  2. restart the server, while server start booting stop it by press esc key
  3. You will see a GRUB boot prompt – press “e” to edit the first boot option.
  4. Find the kernel line (starts with “linux /boot/”) and add init=”/bin/bash” at the end of the line
  5. Press CTRL-X or F10 to boot.
  6. System will boot and you will see the root prompt.then type passwd to change password. put your new password
  7. reboot it again . that’s all

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