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With Ubuntu/Debian, by default, root login over ssh is disabled. Root login would only be possible via console.
To access root via SSH, you would need to install the OS with a regular user account (you can set these details at provisioning). Once installed, you can login as the normal user and then su - root.
If you would like to enable root login via SSH, you will need to modify the config file at /etc/ssh/sshd_config
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