How to enable root?

January 31, 2018 383 views
DigitalOcean

Hey i am kind of new to digitalocean and PUTTY.

so i want to ask how do i enable ROOT?

i dont know how to access
/etc/ssh/sshd_config

can somebody help

2 Answers

This article describes how you would use Putty, a common Windows SSH client, to access your Linux virtual private server:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-log-into-a-vps-with-putty-windows-users

I'd also recommend these two articles for getting up to speed with the Linux environment and working with text files on the command line:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/an-introduction-to-the-linux-terminal

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/basic-linux-navigation-and-file-management

Hope that helps!

by Saleh Salem
This tutorial will allow you to log Into a VPS with Putty (Windows Users).

thanks for the answer

but it still dont answer my question "how to enable root login" i dont know how to do it?
I dont know how to get access to it
and the article didnt help me

it just said login as root but i cant because its denied
and i dont know how to enable it.
i dont know how to get access to the console to enable ROOT

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