Enable Root login in Amazon EC2

sudo -s

vi /root/.ssh/authorized_keys

delete the lines at the begining of the file that say “COMMAND….” until you get to the words ssh-rsa

vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config

set the variable “PermitRootLogin” to “PermitRootLogin without-password” (without quotes)

now restart ssh service

service sshd restart

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