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Offline Raju

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The password for 'root' could not be changed - WHM error
« on: February 26, 2009, 10:18:32 AM »
Hi,

I am facing a weird in my WHM. I am able to login to my WHM but when I try to change the root password from WHM I get the below message:

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Results of Password Change

The password for 'root' could not be changed because: Sorry, the user root is currently suspended. Changing the user's password would unsuspend the account.
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I have latest released installed on the server. cPanel version 11.24.4-R33609.

What could be the problem? I have never faced this problem in the past.

Thanks,

Raju
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Re: The password for 'root' could not be changed - WHM error
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2009, 01:18:25 AM »
In cPanel server, cPanel creates a file in /var/cpanel/suspended/ folder for each suspended users. Make sure there is no file for root in this directory.

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Re: The password for 'root' could not be changed - WHM error
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2009, 12:07:50 AM »
Quote from: "Kailash"
In cPanel server, cPanel creates a file in /var/cpanel/suspended/ folder for each suspended users. Make sure there is no file for root in this directory.

Yes, there was a file called root in that directory. I had removed it and then I was able to reset the root password from WHM.

Thanks,

Raju

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Re: The password for 'root' could not be changed - WHM error
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2011, 12:25:17 PM »
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