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Disable direct root login
Do you know that allowing the root user to login directly is a major security issuse? I’ll show you how to disable it so you can still login as root but not just directly, reducing the security issuse.

This will force a hacker to have to guess to seprate passwords to gain root access.(it is because you have 2 seprate password for your admin and root , is’nt right?)

What happens is you’ll first need to login as your admin user in SSH, then switch to the super user with the su command to get
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How to change MySQL root password from WHM
To change MySQL root/admin password from WHM one need to perform below mentioned steps:

1) Login into WHM of the server.
2) Click on MySQL Root Password from SQL Services.
3) Provide new password or generate password and set it.
4) Click on Change Password.
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E-mail Alert on Root SSH Login
E-mail Alert on Root SSH Login

Want to be notified instantly when someone logs into your server as root? No problem, check out this nice tutorial on email notification for root logins. Keeping track of who logs into your server and when is very important, especially when you’re dealing with the super user account. We recommend that you use an email address not hosted on the server your sending the alert from.

So lets get started!

1. Login to your server and su to root, I know the irony!