Enable Root Login over SSH

Below is the easiest way to enable ‘root’ account via SSH

  • Login to your Ubuntu Server
  • Edit the sshd_config
    • sudo vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config
  • Uncomment the ‘PermitRootLogin’ and change the value of it to ‘yes’
  • Save and exit the file
  • Restart SSH Server
    • systemctl restart sshd or service sshd restart

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