For security reasons is a very good idea to change your password often. You can change the root password via shell, but also via the WHM interface.
To change the root password in WHM:
- Log into WHM using your root credentials
- Navigate to Server Configuration >> Change Root Password
- Enter or Generate a strong password. (you can generate a max 18 char long password)
- Click the Change Password button. You will see a confirmation message: The system successfully updated the root password. The following service passwords changed: system
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