2 – Secure SSH

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Securing SSH is one of the most important task of a system administrator. CyberPanel allows you to change SSH port, disable root login and save your SSH keys.


Basic Security

Server > Security > Secure SSH

 

 

On this page you can control two settings:

 

  • Change Default SSH Port.
  • Allow/Disallow Root Login.

SSH Keys

To add your SSH keys, you first need to generate a pair of a public/private key.

On your local machine

 

cd ~/.ssh
ssh-keygen -t rsa -f cyberpanel -C root

This will generate two files cyberpanel and cyberpanel.pub.

You need to copy contents of cyberpanel.pub and paste in the following box:

 

 

Now on your local machine you can login without needing a root password using:

 

ssh -i ~/.ssh/cyberpanel.pub root@<IP Address>

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