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Old 2nd April 2008, 08:27
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Default CentOS 5.1 Server Setup: LAMP, Email, DNS, FTP, ISPConfig (a.k.a. The Perfect Server)

Hello,

I've downloaded the image for this tutorial, however, when the system boots up and asks me for the login and password, I realize that I do not have them. Can someone tell me what the root password is? when I imported the image into the VMware player, it went right to the login prompt ofcouse, so I did not have the option to create a root password. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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1 Preliminary Note
The standard password of all users (root, admin, MySQL root user, etc.) in HowtoForge's VMware images is howtoforge.


http://www.howtoforge.com/import_vmware_images

hope its helps
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Great,

Thanks; I have noticed that all of the keyboard values have changed. My guess is that I will have to reconfigure my keyboard setup. Has anyone experienced this after downloading the VMware player and images for the first time?

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i found that myself when i had a quick look at one i downloaded

try run the setup to pick the keyboard layout
setup -> keyboard layout
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Okay, but I am not sure how to get to setup. Is this within the VMware player? I've never used it before and I don't see any options to get to setup.

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i only use VMware server
not palyed with VMware palyer

just boot up the VM image
log in as root / howtoforge
than setup (type it in) via command line
keyboard layout : pick your keyboard type
tab to OK and exit the setup menu
the keyboard should be mapped right
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