How to Root Login to Ubuntu 16.04 VPS / Dedicated Server : Making root login is first and very important step when you buy a new server (VPS or Dedicated Server). User “Root” is the administrative user of any Linux machine because of its very broad privileges.
What all you need to make first time root login to your VPS / Dedicated Server :-
1) An interface to connect SSH
An Interface will be needed to connect your Ubuntu 16.04 VPS / Dedicated server with SSH (Secure Shell). Follow are the different SSH interface for windows, Linux or Mac OSX
- Terminal (Mac / Linux)
- Putty (if you are using Window)
2) Server Hostname or Server IP
( IP Address will be provided to you when you buy a new Ubuntu VPS / Dedicated Server)
3) Server Root Password
Server root password will also be provided to you with server
How to Root Login to Ubuntu 16.04 VPS / Dedicated Server using Terminal / SSH / Putty
It is really very simple to make root login to the Ubuntu 16.04 VPS / Dedicated Server. Just follow the simple steps given below to make your first time root login to Ubuntu 16.04 VPS / Dedicated Server.
Step1 ) Just connect your Server with SSH
- If you are using putty then enter your IP in the IP field and use default port 22 and then enter “root”
- if you are using Linux or Mac Terminal then type
#ssh [email protected]
Step 2) Then it will ask your for your root password, so just type your root password and press enter
Note : When you will type your root password then it will be not be visible. So just type your root password and press enter.
So finally, you made root login to your Ubuntu 16.04 VPS / Dedicated Server.
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