ssh root denied

Marcelo Souza mpsouza at
Tue Apr 13 14:16:24 PDT 2004


On Tue, 13 Apr 2004, Remko Lodder wrote:

|> 	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'
|"remote execute programs" why? cant you locally run them and fetch them
|with a dedicated lowerlevel account?

	Use my example above, supose you need to sync passwd between two
hosts, using an script via cron. Even if you tar/chown it and copy with
low level user, you will need to regenerate the passwd.

- Marcelo

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list