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Toggle Root Access

The “root” user on a Linux system has all the permissions, everywhere! It is the most powerful user on the server. If you are logged in as a “root” user, the system will not even ask to confirm the identity with password.

It means that no one should be able to access the server as a “root” user. It should be allowed in some cases only.

If you are using ServerAvatar to manage your servers, You can turn on/off root access on your server with ease. Just follow the steps given below.

Step 1: First, you need to log in to the ServerAvatar account.

Step 2: Click on the Server Dashboard button.

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Step 3: Now, you will see the option Settings on the left-hand sidebar of the Server Panel. Click on “Settings”.

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Step 4: Now, you will see the Settings form like the below image. Then Click on “Security Settings”.

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Step 5: Now, You can check Enable Root Login. Then click on the “Update” button.

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