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Keep having to reset root password for SSH

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by SSy, Feb 22, 2017.

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  1. SSy

    SSy Member

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    Periodically for some reason I am getting access denied when I try to SSH as root and I need to go into WHM to reset the root password to re-open access. How do I prevent this from happening?
     
  2. 24x7server

    24x7server Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    Try the below things...
    • Whitelist your IP address in the cphulk..
    • Try using a SSH key authentication..
    • Check the /var/log/secure for evidence of root login attempted..
     
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