We have a user who has an issue using an SSH key and would prefer to keep using a username and password to log in.
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Absolutely. You will need to make sure that “AllowRootLogin” is set to yes in /etc/ssh/sshd_config, then restart the SSH service if you had to change that. Be sure to work hard on that password, as merely existing with SSH accessible means as many as thousands of attempted logins by attackers every hour.
Kind Regards, Jarland
The general answer is Yes. You can have both SSH key and password authentication on your Ubuntu server.
You will need to create SSH keys for each user and turn
PasswordAuthenticationto yes on your SSH configuration file:
Press **CTRL +X, Y **and Enter to save the file.
Then restart SSH using the command below:
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