How to change the root password through ISPmanager5

Go to "Administrators "


Highlight user "root " and click "Change "


In the window that opens, enter a new password and confirmation, press "Ok "


How to change the root password over SSH

Connect to the server via SSH

Enter the command:

passwd root  

Then enter the new password and press "Enter ", enter the password confirmation and press "Enter ".

When creating a password we recommend to use "strong passwords" which should contain at least 8 symbols and consist of upper and lower case letters, digits and special symbols. Or use "Password generator".

If you have any difficulties in setting up or have any additional questions, you can always contact our support service via [Ticket system] (

Updated Jan. 14, 2021