ssh default security risc

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at
Fri Feb 4 00:43:36 PST 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at]On Behalf Of Giorgos
> Keramidas
> Sent: Friday, February 04, 2005 12:09 AM
> To: Ted Mittelstaedt
> Cc: freebsd-questions at
> Subject: Re: ssh default security risc
> >
> > [snip great advice about securing ssh access]
> I was (perhaps not so) obviously referring to "all other things being
> equal, allowing ssh access to a plain user is safer than allowing
> direct ssh access to root.

Much better - and such a statement is an academic, (not a religious),
comparison - which is where the discussion should be.

Unfortunately the OP - in typical troll fashion, although I'm not
accusing him of being a troll - yet - provided absolutely no details
of what the heck his environment was or what he was really doing -
which usually lays rich ground for the discussion to spin out of


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