FreeBSD 5.3 and sshd

Richard Cotrina rcc at
Wed Feb 2 11:11:08 PST 2005

sshd is disabled by default in FreeBSD 5.3, enable it by hand:

# /etc/rc.d/sshd start

Then, If you want it to be started at boot time, add the following line to
/etc/rc.conf :



On Wed, 2 Feb 2005, Irina wrote:

> Hello at FreeBSD list.
> I have installed FreeBSD 5.3, have not upgraded to STABLE yet.  During the installation I created a user account that is in the "wheel" group.  After the installation, logged in as that user at console with no problems.  But can not login using putty from my computer via ssh.  Then enabled telnet in inetd.conf and could telnet just fine.
> I also noticed that I CAN ssh as that user from one of other servers (FreeBSD 5.1).
> Please help, I am not sure where to look.
> Thank you for your help in advance.
> Irina

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