ssh root denied

thib thib at
Tue Apr 13 13:54:16 PDT 2004

You could  chmod them (for a _trusted_ user) and scp them inside a tunnel.
But I on the other hand would move them with something physical ( usbkey,floppy or something or other )
Check out GBDE for that case.
>On Tue, 13 Apr 2004 17:36:56 -0300 (EST)
><scuba at> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Mon, 12 Apr 2004, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote:
> |Root logins are disallowed by default on FreeBSD
> |for security reasons.  The recommended approach
> |is to log on an account that is a member of the
> |"wheel" group, and su(1) to root when necessary
> |for administrative purposes while doing your routine
> |work under a less-privileged UID...
> 	But, what should be te correct approach when you want to copy
> root's files and/or remote execute programs as root with scripts using
> scp/ssh and key authentication?
> 	Like:
> 	scp master.passwd host2:/etc/
> 	or
> 	ssh host2 'pwd_mkdb -p /etc/master.passwd'
> - Marcelo
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