How to Enable Root User in Ubuntu Server?

Please refer to the steps given below to enable root users in Ubuntu –

1. Log in to your Ubuntu server using the default user from the console.

2. Go to the sshd_config file at the /etc/ssh/ path.

3. Comment #PermitRootLogin without password, and add PermitRootLogin yes into the line.

4. Restart the SSH service to effect the changes by using this command – 

service sshd restart

That's it. 

You have enabled Root user in Ubuntu.


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