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SSH Password Authorization Tweak in cPanel

Issue: Sometimes, you get the following error while accessing your server through root: Error:  ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host Fix:  Go to "Security Center >> SSH Password Authorization Tweak" and then Disable Password Auth and Enable it again. SSH Password Authorization Tweak in WHM panel  allows you to enable or disable password authorization for SSH authentication. If you disable password authorization, the system will force users to use keys when they use SSH to access your server. More Info: If you are still unable to SSH to the server, I would suggest contacting your DC or your hosting provider immediately. This issue may have arisen due any one of the issues below. >> /etc/hosts.allow Check /etc/hosts.allow and make sure that your local machine IP address is whitelisted in it. If you are not sure about the IP address, please