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Secure SSH

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

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

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

ssh -i ~/.ssh/ root@<IP Address>
secure-ssh.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/25 12:02 by hope