Docker – How to Access Root User without Password


If you have been trying different passwords to access root user in a docker machine terminal, do not worry. Following is the command which would get you access to root user without needing you to enter any password 🙂

sudo -i

One could access the docker machine from docker terminal with following command:

docker-machine ssh <docker-machine name such as default>
Ajitesh Kumar

Ajitesh Kumar

Ajitesh has been recently working in the area of AI and machine learning. Currently, his research area includes Safe & Quality AI. In addition, he is also passionate about various different technologies including programming languages such as Java/JEE, Javascript and technologies such as Blockchain, mobile computing, cloud-native technologies, application security, cloud computing platforms, big data etc.

He has also authored the book, Building Web Apps with Spring 5 and Angular.
Ajitesh Kumar

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