ssh root denied
yann.luppo at attglobal.net
Mon Apr 12 13:24:57 PDT 2004
Thanks for all everyone... It works!
Enjoy your day.. ;)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Remko Lodder" <remko at elvandar.org>
To: "RazorOnFreeBSD" <yann.luppo at attglobal.net>
Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Monday, April 12, 2004 10:12 PM
Subject: Re: ssh root denied
> RazorOnFreeBSD wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I have some troubles with ssh....
> > I have a Freebsd server 4.9 working in a closet without screen.
> > So I would like to use it through ssh from another station with OpenSSH
to configure it when I need it.
> > I can connect with a user login / password, but not with root /
> > Is there any reason ? did I miss something ?
> It's denied by default, as a security matter. You actually want to login
> and use 'su -' instead of login as root directly.
> If you really want to enable it,
> Edit the file
> #PermitRootLogin yes
> Remove the hash.
> But, know that it's not secure, and you really don't want that.
> The login as normal user, (which need to be in the wheel group) and then
> su -'ing isn't that much work and doesn't take that much time, but it's
> more secure.
> Kind regards,
> Remko Lodder
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