ssh root denied
joshua at twobirds.us
Tue Apr 13 14:44:11 PDT 2004
* thib <thib at heimsnet.is> [2004-04-13 14:16]:
> >On Tue, 13 Apr 2004 17:36:56 -0300 (EST)
> ><scuba at centroin.com.br> 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
> 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.
Isn't this situation exactly why 'sudo' (/usr/ports/security/sudo) was
developed? I use sudo regularly for admin tasks like this. There are
very few times when I 'need' to be root.
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