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Oracle Reset Linux 8 Root password Tips

2021-09-23

Reset root password on Oracle Linux 8

Reset Tips

  • Reboot the system and access the GRUB boot-loader menu.

  • Find the line that begins linux and scroll to the very end of the line.

  • Add the following parameter: rd.break to the end of this line.

  • Press Ctrl -X to start your system.

  • Shell prompt switch_root:/#

  • Type the following commands:

mount -o remount,rw /sysroot
chroot /sysroot
passwd
-> input new password twice.
  • Run the following commands to relabel SELinux at reboot.
touch /.autorelabel
exit
exit
  • Reboot and login via new password.

Have a good work&life! 2021/09 via LinHong


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