HOW TO RECOVERY A PASSWORD USING THE RECOVERY MODE OF UBUNTU 14.04LTS SERVER EDITION

Riccardo Magrini

Ubuntu_Kernel_Server

IN CASE WE NEED TO RECOVERY A PASSWORD MISSED IN OUR UBUNTU 14.04LTS SERVER EDITION THE BEST PROCEDURE TO RE-SET IT IS TO USE THE RECOVERY MODE.

1 STEP – RECOVERY MODE

REBOOT THE SYSTEM AND OPEN IN GRUB MENU AND GOTO “Advance options …”

Screenshot from 2014-04-23 12:09:05

SELECT THE RECOVERY MODE

Screenshot from 2014-04-23 12:09:11

SELECT THE OPTION “root …”

Screenshot from 2014-04-23 12:09:43

2 STEP – SET NEW PASSWORD

NOW RUN THE COMMAND

$: mount -rw -o remount /

Screenshot from 2014-04-23 12:10:44

SET A NEW PASSWORD FOR OUR USER (IN THIS CASE IS “user”)

Screenshot from 2014-04-23 12:10:53

NOW REBOOT THE OS

$: reboot

AT THIS POINT WE CAN USE THE NEW PASSWORD FOR THE ACCOUNT “user”.

“cya to the next 1…. Njoy !”

Disclaimer: All the tutorials included on this site are performed in a lab environment to simulate a real world production scenario. As everything is done to provide the most accurate steps to date, we take no responsibility if you implement any of these steps in…

View original post 8 more words

Advertisements