On Fri, Jul 26, 2019, 10:22 PM Ben Cotton <bcotton@redhat.com> wrote:
On Fri, Jul 26, 2019 at 3:45 PM Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin@fastmail.us> wrote:
> /bin/bash: Permission denied
> Connection to closed.
> I am still able to ssh connect as root and reset bobg's password, only
> to get the same "Permission denied."

Do you have a home partition separated from the root one? Is the home partition mounted read only?