Secure SSH

Secure SSH

How to 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 SSH Secure 


Go to Security > Secure SSH



On this page you can control two settings:


  1. Change Default SSH Port.
  2. 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


  1. cd ~/.ssh
  2. ssh-keygen -t rsa -f cyberpanel -C root


This will generate two files cyberpanel and

You need to copy contents of 

Go to SSH key section click on “Add key” and paste the content in the following box:




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

  1. ssh -i ~/.ssh/ [email protected]<IP Address>




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