root password not working on my VM

Shalit, Amir
 

Any idea how to get a working root password (used to work until recently) to execute basic functions on my VM (like restarting docker) ?

 

Thanks,

Amir

 

shalita@hpnsw4430:/ws/shalita/nas-master$ service docker status

Warning: docker.service changed on disk. Run 'systemctl daemon-reload' to reload units.

\u25cf docker.service - Docker Application Container Engine

   Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/docker.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)

  Drop-In: /etc/systemd/system/docker.service.d

           \u2514\u2500http-proxy.conf

   Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Mon 2018-07-16 10:11:46 PDT; 1h 17min ago

     Docs: https://docs.docker.com

  Process: 111155 ExecStart=/usr/bin/dockerd -H fd:// --insecure-registry hpn-dockerregistry-02.rose.rdlabs.hpecorp.net:5000 --insecure-registry hpn-do

Main PID: 111155 (code=exited, status=205/LIMITS)

shalita@hpnsw4430:/ws/shalita/nas-master$ systemctl daemon-reload

Failed to execute operation: Access denied

 

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