How to Disable SSH Login for the Root User in Linux?

Please refer to the following article to disable root login using SSH in Linux. 

  1. Login to your Linux server via console or sudo user.

  2. Open the sshd_config file from the location /etc/ssh/ using your favorite browser.

    vi /etc/ssh/sshd_cofig
  3. Change the Permit root login to sshd_config and save the file. 



    → Looking to change SSH port on ubuntu? Please refer to the change ssh port on ubuntu for more details.

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