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How To Grant SSH Access To A User Account

NOTE: Provided only if you're an administrator, you can grant a user with SSH access.

Login into DirectAdmin using an administrator account.

Find the user you would like to make changes to inside your Direct Admin account.

Click on Modify User.

Tick "SSH Access" for the particular user.

Click the Save button.

The said account is now able to access the web server via SSH access.

NOTE: You can also grant SSH access and privileges to an account via your web server’s SSH terminal by using the following command:
useradd [username]
passwd [username]

Updated on: 08/11/2018

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