Tightening up ssh
danger at rulez.sk
Sun Mar 26 19:59:18 UTC 2006
Sunday, March 26, 2006, 9:52:11 PM, you wrote about:
> Does this mean that there is a way to run ssh, but only allow
> certain users to use it. My default seems to have been that if
> someone has a username and password they can access ssh (except root
> as "PermitRootLogin no" is the default). The ssh port seems to be
> the most heavily attacked one on my machine and so I recently took
> to blocking port 22. My preference would be to enable it to only
> one user and give them an obscure username and strong password.
> Root is not currently allowed access by default in the setup.
check the AllowUsers and AllowGroups directive in sshd_config(5)
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