troubleshooting Question

SSH Information, Don't root login??

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I'm quite new to SSH security, so please forgive me. I've read on the internet (somewhere), that you should never login as 'root', which is what I've been doing on my server for around 4 months, is that wrong? They claim you should make an account with a root 0 UID (eh?) or use su - (what's that point?).

Many Thanks,

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