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If you need to reset you compute instance's root password, this guide will help you out.

Things to note

Resetting the root password will re-boot the server and the process takes about 1 - 3 minutes.
Resetting root passwords are supported only on some Linux distributions.

Click on the "Manage" button under on the compute instance in question
You will be redirected to the Manage Instance page
On the left navigation bar, click the "Access" tab.

Access Tab

Click the "Reset Root Password" button.

You will receive a prompt to reset the root password, select "Yes" and the new root password will be displayed on the screen

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