I’ve set up a new server using the Wordpress Ubuntu 20.04 image.
Previously with my servers I have always disabled root login for security reasons.
To do this it seems like you need to go to /etc/ssh/sshd_config and change “PermitRootLogin” from “prohibit-password” to “no”. But this line does not exist, and adding it does not stop me logging in as root, after running systemctl restart sshd.
I use SSH and don’t log into root with a password. Is it still recommended to set up another sudo user and disable root? If so, how do I do this?
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