How to ssh and change root password

If you're on windows, you can use putty, download here

Once donwloaded, you just open it, and enter your PBX IP under "HostName (or IP Address)" and next to it, under Port, put in 22 or 20022 (we use different port, depending on your Asterisk flavor)

You will login as root (see welcome email for the password). You can find a copy of the welcome email in our client area under Emails section (Find "Hello, Your-name-here" menu on top right -> click Emails).

If you're on linux or Mac, you just type below in your terminal window/app

ssh root@your-pbx-ip-here

or on port 20022, you type

ssh -p 20022 root@your-pbx-ip-here

To change root password, you type


Note: If somehow you don't get login prompt, you maybe banned by firewall in pbx. Try wait 20-30 min for the firewall to unban automatically or try from new place.

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