How to Recover Your Root Password

To reset your root password, you can use the Advanced Boot Options function available in the FST Control Panel. Log in and click the name of your VPS to manage it. Stop the VPS and expand the “Advanced Boot Options” heading.

1. Select the “Reset Root Password” option

2. Click “Start with Advanced Options”

3. Click the “Console” button to access the console of your VPS.

Your machine will boot into a maintenance mode.

4. For Ubuntu 12.04 users only type: mount / -o remount,rw

5. Use the “passwd root” command to reset the root account’s password.

*For Ubuntu 10.04 users use: sudo passwd root

6. Reset your VPS from the FST Control Panel