Using username "root". Access denied Using keyboard-interactive authentication. Password for root@Freebsd10: Access denied nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config find the "#PermitRootLogin no" line or you can use ctrl + w and enter the line then remove # and change no to yes then ctrl+o and ctrl+x to exit restart sshd deamon by entering "/etc/rc.d/sshd restart" Performing sanity check on sshd configuration. Stopping sshd. Waiting for PIDS: 1698. Performing sanity check on sshd configuration. Starting sshd.