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If SSH keys are set, will reseting root pasword help to log in to server?

If a user has set SSH keys and I can’t login to server with root password, will the reset of root password help to regain access to server? If I delete that users SSH keys, what will happen to root password access?


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Isn’t the whole idea of using sshkeys to not have a password for root?

Yes but you have to type the password in because copy and paste will result in a wrong password error! Had to do the same thing myself a few days ago on a test droplet.