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Using Windows 7, you can do this by setting DefaultUserName to .\username, with a leading "dot backslash", and deleting the DefaultDomainName key.
In my case, I had to clear /etc/update-motd.d/51-cloudguest, which read: #!/bin/sh # ...
I figured it out! You need to add permissions on %SystemDrive%\Windows\System32\inetsrv\config Add "Network Service" and give it Read permissions for the folder. I got an error about a subfolder when I did this... but it worked anyways.
Apparently the problem lies with the seemingly innocuous /etc/init.d/ssh restart. Although it does not print any errors, it will simply not restart / reload the server, therefore root login is not yet enabled. The solution is to just use service ssh restart. Duh. I know that the /etc/init.d way is deprecated but as long as it is still supported I'd prefer ...
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