Godaddy Dedicated/ VDS Hosting – Login as Root

Quite sometime you may want to login as root to administer your Dedicated or Virtual Dedicated server. Godaddy doesn’t allow you to directly login as “root”.

You can however, easily turn on “root” user on your Godaddy server

1. Login into your Dedicated/VDS server using putty or similar software using your account username and password

2. Type the following command (without qutoes) and hit enter key “command su -”

3. You will notice that you are now logged in as root user!

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