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Disable root login via SSH

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I am doing some traing for my RHCSA through the Red Hat Online Labs.  There is a step where it asks you to disable root login via SSH on the server which, to my knowledge, is done by editing "/etc/ssh/sshd_config" and changing "PermitRootLogin yes" to "PermitRootLogin no" then restarting the sshd service.
When I run the lab grade script I keep getting this step wrong, even though I am unable to login as root via SSH from the desktop vm.

Has anyone else had this issue? Or am I missing a step?

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Flight Engineer Alexandre Flight Engineer
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Re: Disable root login via SSH

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Please, check that no additional space or other additional codes in directive line. That is not controlled by grade script.

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Please, check that no additional space or other additional codes in directive line. That is not controlled by grade script.

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That worked! Thank you very much!

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