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root-login (JDM)


Hierarchy Level


Control user access to the JDM through SSH.


root-login allow is the default.


allow—Allow users to log in to the JDM as root through SSH.

deny—Disable users from logging in to the JDM as root through SSH. This configuration option is applicable only to the JDM management interface (jmgmt0). Setting this configuration option does not block the internal JDM to JDM communication, which uses root account with password-less authentication method.

Required Privilege Level

admin—To view this statement in the configuration.

admin-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information

Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 18.3.