ID = root and the password I had set during 1st use is not opening webmin.
Is there a way to reset it ?
I'm unable to ssh into my Amazon hosted Wordpress instance.
Is it possible to reset the password in this environment?
Can I download a backup/image/something and retrieve the data locally?
But perhaps it is...? I certainly have no idea, and a quick browse of the net suggests it may not be possible, unless of course you set up a key pair (but I'm guessing if you did that then you probably wouldn't be concerned about your root password - because you'd just login with you key and change it).
As for backup, if you set up TKLBAM then you can check your Hub acount for when the last backup was done (if enabled default is a full backup every 30 days, plus optional daily incrementals). You can then launch a new instance with this backup restored to it (via the Hub).
Just as a follow up...
how can i access grub? when i start my turnkey machine, it will boot up to configuration manager. there ist no way to get into a shell.
If so then a live CD/ISO is the go (read above). Otherwise best to start a new thread. But in the meantime, you can exit out of confconsole to a shell, or SSH in, or use Webshell.
Yes i can exit the configuration shell to console, but then i have to login... SSH and Webshell works too, but i also have to login with a password i've lost. I'll try with live CD, thanks.
FYI have a look here on how to enter Grub.
If you want to go the LiveCD route then google turned up this or this video.
Thanks, i've solved the problem with grub and the ini=/bin/bash command!
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