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How to change the standard ssh user for qbee-connect?

Learn how to define your specific default ssh user for qbee-connectΒΆ

Since version 1.2.0 of qbee-connect it is possible to change the default user from "root" to anything else. This is very useful if you for example operate with a different standard user on your fleet.

The way to do this is to locate the qbee-connect.json file in your user directory under .qbee or qbee on Windows. Please note that this file is only available if you have checked reconnect or auto-connect at least once. Just do a toggle of any of those and the file is written. Edit it or, if you upgrade from an older version, add the following line into the json file, just using the user name you want as default: "default_ssh_user": "root",

With the next start of the application your standard user will have changed. However, you can still manually override the standard user in the qbee-connect UI.

Define default ssh user

From version 1.2.0 there is a function to change the default ssh user. Please locate the qbee-connect.json file in your user directory under .qbee or qbee on Windows. If it does not exist just check and uncheck either "reconnect" or "auto-connect", then it is written. In this file you will find the line: "default_ssh_user": "root", Just replace "root" with your default user.