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Linux password recovery rescue mode

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RHEL 8

This process should work for the most of distributions:

  1. Edit kernel boot in Grub by pressing e
  2. ctrl+e go to end of the line remove ro crash and add rd.break enforcing=0
  3. ctrl+x start the system
  4. Remount root fs mount -o remount,re /sysroot
  5. Switch into chroot /sysroot
  6. Reset password passwd
  7. Enable SELinux relabeling touch /.autorelable
  8. Exit shell exit


Change target to rescue mode

sudo systemctl rescue