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[SRX] Unable to SSH to the device with root user after upgrading to Junos 18.x or higher



Article ID: KB36133 KB Last Updated: 07 Aug 2020Version: 1.0

SSH access with root user was working before upgrading to Junos 18.x. However, after upgrading to Junos 18.x, I am unable to SSH with root user.


The default SSH root login behavior has been changed to disallow by default on Junos 18.x.


The following configuration change is required in order for root login to work again:

set system services ssh root-login allow
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