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Default User with SSH?

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http://www.unix.com – Hello All, Hopefully I'm in the correct forum for this one... I just had a pretty simple question about SSH. When I ssh to a server normally I do "ssh user@ip_address". I noticed once by accident I forgot to enter the username when I was entering the command and it still attempted to connect and still offered me a "Password" Prompt. I knew the root Password for that server so I just gave that a try and it worked... So my question is, is "root" ALWAYS the default username for SSH logins when you don't supply a username? Also, I'm assuming that "root" w (HowTos)