How to change your VPS and phpMyAdmin password?

To Change you VPS password (WinSCP/Putty):
 
1. Login to SSH via xShell4 (Recommended) or Putty
 
2. Type in the command: passwd

(If it is too simple “letters only, or based on a dictionary word”, it will tell you so and reject that password)

 

3. Type in the new password
(Type it in; it will not show up on the screen, not even as little stars.)

 
4. Retype your new password
(
If it is too simple “letters only, or based on a dictionary word”, it will tell you so and reject that password)
 
5. All done
 
 
To Change you phpMyAdmin password:
 
1. Login to your PHPMyAdmin link (example: http://127.0.0.1/phpmyadmin)
 
2. Click to “Change password“.
 
3. Type in the new password
 
4. Retype your new password
 
5. All done
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