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Elastix Unified Communications Server Cookbook by Gerardo Barajas Puente

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Entering the password for the user root

After setting the server's time zone, the most critical screen will be displayed, called Root Password. Here, the password is set for the super-administrator user of the system (root). If this section is skipped or the password is forgotten, the system's security and operations are compromised. Although there are some tricks to changing the root password even if the system is in production, it is better to set this password at this time. We will use a complex but easy-to-remember password. This password is case sensitive, so we check whether the Caps Lock key is enabled or disabled.

How to do it…

Type the password twice in the relevant boxes. When finished, use the Tab key to move to the OK button and press ...

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