Neohapsis is currently accepting applications for employment. For more information, please visit our website www.neohapsis.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Re: [suse-security] password recovery
From: Josephine (josephine_karcor.de)
Date: Sat Jul 24 2004 - 12:10:28 CDT
On Saturday 24 July 2004 17:56, Lyle Giese wrote:
> I have been using suse for a bit now, having used RH previously. One
> feature that I seem not to see or maybe it's just not there.
> In RH, there was a way to recover the root password. As I am an independant
> consultant, I can just imagine getting to a client's site and they don't
> remember/know the root password.
> Is there a way/method to recover/reset the root password in suse?
this method is available for a linux distros:
at boot menu (if grub/lilo press esc) type:
after starting the system.
# mount -o remount,rw /
# passwd root
# mount -o remount,ro /
Check the headers for your unsubscription address
For additional commands, e-mail: suse-security-helpsuse.com
Security-related bug reports go to securitysuse.de, not here