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forgot the password on linuxEL operation system

bencruise
Occasional Advisor

forgot the password on linuxEL operation system

I forgot the password of administrator account on linux EL system. don't know should revise which file on OS. help me.
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SureshKumar_2
Valued Contributor

Re: forgot the password on linuxEL operation system

from lilo come to boot prompt,

boot:

and type,

linux single

u will be getting # prompt.

after that, proceed with passwd and change password for root..

hope these meets ur requirement

suresh
Things are very easy, when u know about it...
bencruise
Occasional Advisor

Re: forgot the password on linuxEL operation system

it's not administrator accout for OS, is for insight manager. thanks!