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How to reset root password for sandbox hdp 2.4


I changed root password at very first time but it was a quite long time and now I forgot that password.

So can anyone help me to reset it again in hdp 2.4


Hi, I am facing the same problem but but a kernel version 3.10.0.

So i do not have the same screen shot as yours.

Can you please tell me how to do?

Please find attached my screen shots.



The complete steps to reset root password for sandbox is

1. start your VM

2. press f12 to go to grub menu

3. press e

4. select the second line "kernel /vmlinuz-2.632 ...."

5. press again e

6. add s at end of line (<consoleblank=0 quiet s)and press enter.

7. press b which will log you in as root without password.

8. Change password using passwd. Be carrefull, you are in qwerty mode

9. press exit and press entrer