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   - Click the //Console Access// link under the Quick Links section to find your console access IP. Then use this IP to establish an SSH connection using your VPS Manager username and password to log in.   - Click the //Console Access// link under the Quick Links section to find your console access IP. Then use this IP to establish an SSH connection using your VPS Manager username and password to log in.
   - Once logged into the console, type the word <​c>​console</​c>​ to connect to the virtual terminal console. Once the reboot cycle is complete you will be at a screen with a shell prompt that looks like the following:​\\ {{ :​vps:​console-access.png?​200&​direct |Console Access}}   - Once logged into the console, type the word <​c>​console</​c>​ to connect to the virtual terminal console. Once the reboot cycle is complete you will be at a screen with a shell prompt that looks like the following:​\\ {{ :​vps:​console-access.png?​200&​direct |Console Access}}
-  - From here type the command <​c>​passwd</​c>​ and enter your desired new root password (and a second time for confirmation). Once done repeat step 3, this time de-selecting the '​Single'​ Boot Loader Option. Proceed to reboot your VPS and you are all set!+  - From here type the command <​c>​passwd</​c>​ and enter your desired new root password (and a second time for confirmation). Once done repeat step 3, this time de-selecting the '​Single' ​or init= Boot Loader Option. Proceed to reboot your VPS and you are all set!
  
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