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

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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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