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FreeBSD Root Login - Enable or Disable

To enable or disable root login, you need to set this in /etc/ssh/sshd_config file.

# cd /etc/ssh
# vi sshd_config

To disable direct root SSH login, you need to add following to /etc/ssh/sshd_config

PermitRootLogin no

To enable direct root SSH login, you need to add following to /etc/ssh/sshd_config

PermitRootLogin yes

After you do the changes, save and exit. Then restart sshd.

# /etc/rc.d/sshd restart

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