NOTICE: JetBackup Management Console is in ALPHA testing stage. Please handle with caution. Any information on this document is subject to change as we continue to develop and make changes.

Root Authentication Guide

At this time, JetBackup MC requires Root Access privilege enabled on your server(s) to transfer the SSH keys to your remote server(s) in order to successfully authenticate and establish connection.

Your JetBackup MC root public key is stored here:


JetBackup MC generates this key automatically upon installation.

First make sure that PermitRootLogin in your SSH configuration file is either set to "yes" or "without-password".

  1. Edit the SSH configuration file located here:
  1. Look for the following line on the file and set it to either yes or without-password then save:
PermitRootLogin yes


PermitRootLogin without-password
  1. Restart the sshd service to apply your changes:
service sshd restart