Lost my root password

Lost my root password

Post by adam » Tue, 24 Nov 1998 04:00:00



Help!?

I'm running Solaris 2.5.1 on an IPC. the mechine was off for a month or
five :-) and when I turned it back on, the root passwd had expiered. now
I can't log on to change my password. I think that even in singel user
mode (didn't try it yet) I'll need a root password.


 
 
 

Lost my root password

Post by AIXMight » Tue, 24 Nov 1998 04:00:00


you should be able to find the answer at dejanews.com

this question comes up almost monthly!  let me know if you can find it and
i'll help you out...

Orphy! :-)
Dallas, TX


>Help!?

>I'm running Solaris 2.5.1 on an IPC. the mechine was off for a month or
>five :-) and when I turned it back on, the root passwd had expiered. now
>I can't log on to change my password. I think that even in singel user
>mode (didn't try it yet) I'll need a root password.