root login stops working
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sun May 11 20:00:51 UTC 2008
> need root access, you should use a staff account in the wheel group to
> remotely log into the machine, then su to root.
> The fact that remote direct root login is disabled is a security feature,
> meant to prevent things like brute-force attacks on root over the
> network. It's a bad idea to change that behavior, in general. Back when
just another stupid myth. simply use good passwords.
having to log through 2 accounts doesn't increase security. actually
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