I disabled the root user via ssh and now I can not access my droplet

  • Posted on February 20, 2015
  • jhoedramAsked by jhoedram

Hello everyone:

He was setting up ssh options (/ etc / ssh / sshd_config) and disabled the root user so I could log in via ssh, for this use the following parameter:

PermitRootLogin no

Without realizing add another parameter:

AllowUsers jhoedram

Restart the service shh, I left the console and I noticed with surprise that the user had placed was disabled, and now I can not enter my droplet. Since only had 2 users: root and jhoedram, root can not log in via ssh and jhoedram is a disabled user.

How I can do to restore my access? Do any of you have an idea?

I hope you can help me, I will be very grateful.


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Since I solved it, I agreed from the VNC console, apparently my enables access since it must work with a different ssh protocol.

Thank You

Contact DO support and they will enable root login for you.