Thursday, April 10, 2014

Allow root user login

For any reason, if you want the root user to login directly, please follow these instructions:

  • Go to /etc/ssh/sshd_config
  • Set PermitRootLogin to yes
  • Add root user under AllowUsers and remove him from DenyUsers
PermitRootLogin yes
AllowUsers eng root

  • Restart ssh service. service sshd restart

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