can't figure out ssh, read lots of docs...
Justin R. Pessa
jstn at sdf.lonestar.org
Thu Jun 2 13:18:34 GMT 2005
On Jun 01 05 05:57PM, Steven Friedrich wrote:
> What I did notice though, is that I can't login as root using ssh. I haven't
> found this mentioned in the man pages.
> Anybody know where it's documented, whether it can be changed, and would that
> be a colossal mistake?
Again, if I may reiterate, it is highly dangerous to allow root login.
Although if you _must_ know, you want to add:
PermitRootLogin = Yes
to your sshd_config file and then restart sshd. Beware!
> I mean, hey, it's a secure shell, why can't I login as root?
> The reason I want to use root is because I'm trying to scp /etc/master.passwd
> from each of my four machines so I can write them to a CD for backup.
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