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Re: How to enable SSH root access with password in jessie or stretch?

On Sat, 4 Feb 2017 09:18:34 +0100
Pierre Couderc <pierre@couderc.eu> wrote:

> I know it is not secure.
> I have soon set "PermitRootLogin yes" and restarted. In fact 
> PermitRootLogin was not soon present in my ssh_config file.
> Thank you.

I think that ought to be enough, but clearly it isn't. It's a long time
since I used passwords in ssh.

One thing: is that a typo? The file you should have modified is
sshd_config, ssh_config is for connections from that machine to others.


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