Accessing SFTP from non-root account

I created a non-root user so I have someone with less power for uploading files to the web server but I can only sftp into my server with the root user.

I use a key for logging in with the root, but I have a password setup for the non-root user, could that be my problem?


just says access denied

What does your FTP client say?

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Accepted Answer

Did you enable password auth in sshd config?