No SSH access, how to recover it


Active Member
Mar 17, 2013
cPanel Access Level
Root Administrator

I have lost my access to SSH.

The monitor says:

Starting sshd: /var/empty/sshd must be owned by root and not group or world-writable.
I tried many things:

1) https://server/scripts2/doautofixer?autofix=safesshrestart => Failed

2) Script who restore the sshd config => Failed

3) CGI-Telnet => Access denied to change the chown of the folder.

I have read that with ConfigServer Explorer is possible to do that, but i can't install it. The says that they can install it without SSH, but the don't say who. I contacted they a few days ago but not answer yet.

Obisously, i have access to WHM, cpanel, etc.

Thank you very much!

Regards, Carlos
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