Enable root access on Azure Linux Virtual Machine

 

  1. Login via ssh
  2. Enter sudo su –
  3. Check whether root access is configured or not by command grep root /etc/shadow (LOCK means root access is disabled (default))
[root@node1 ~]# grep root /etc/shadow
root:*LOCK*:3600::::::

4. Enable root access by command passwd

[root@node1 ~]# passwd

 

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