Enable SSH root login on Debian Linux Server Print

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To enable SSH login for a root user on Debian Linux system you need to first configure SSH server. Open /etc/ssh/sshd_config and change the following line:
FROM:
PermitRootLogin without-password
TO:
PermitRootLogin yes
Once you made the above change restart your SSH server:
# /etc/init.d/ssh restart
[ ok ] Restarting ssh (via systemctl): ssh.service.

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