Remote connection as root help

Jeremy Johnston jeremy at
Thu Jul 7 22:02:09 GMT 2005

Efren Bravo wrote:

> Hi,
>> Well first off its not the best idea, to enable it you need to edit 
>> the PermitRootLogin
>> option in /etc/ssh/sshd_config then restart sshd (sh /etc/rc.d/sshd 
>> restart)
> Would be a better idea to enter as other member user of wheel group 
> and then become this user as root by "su" command or the group wheel 
> has special privileges?
> Thanks......
Correct. And your username must be part of the wheel group to allow it 
to preform su

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