It’s best practice to rotate all your passwords on a regular basis. It’s important to maintain security for your root password due the the access root provides to your server. Having root access on a Linux server is similiar to having adminstrator access on a Windows computer.
You must have root access to your server to update the root password.
Changing your Root Password in WHM
- Log into WHM.
- Select Server Configuration from the main menu.
- Select “Change Root Password.”
- Enter your new root password (twice) and select “Change Password.”
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