3.11 Specifying the Password for the System Administrator “root”

If you did not select Use this password for system administrator in the previous page Local User, you are prompted to specify a password for the System Administrator root. In the Password for the System Administrator root page:

  1. Specify the password for the root administrator.

    For security reasons, the root user’s password should be at least five characters long and should contain a mixture of both uppercase and lowercase letters and numbers. Passwords are case sensitive.

    The default password length limit is 8 characters. The maximum possible length for passwords is 72 characters.

  2. Confirm the password.

  3. Click Next.