How can i getback access to the root?

I added a user and gave all the privileges to user by following a digital oceans tutorial. But i want to access the rails folder which has been created in the root directory. How can i get the access of root again?

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Please how did you do it, could you provide the command step by step? I think when i was copying the public key to the new user it didn’t work, i didn’t see any message saying it was copied successful, now i set “PermitRootLogin to no” to root and tried to see the public key in the new user, it says there is nothing in that file, so i guess the copy wasn’t successful, so now i don’t know what to do, desperate here.

This question was answered by @anishajayan:

I removed AllowUsers line from sshd_config file and now I can access the root again.

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