How to Enable Password SSH Authentication

MoonQube does not recommend or endorse using Password-based SSH authentication. Use at your own risk or use an SSH key for authentication.

  1. Connect using SSH or the Console and login to the Qube
  2. Open the following file in your favorite editor (vim, nano, vi) using sudo or root


  3. Change the line below from

    PasswordAuthentication no


    PasswordAuthentication yes

  4. After making this change, SSH needs to restart. You can restart it using the below command

    sudo service ssh restart

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