connecting user root with ssh
dominor at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 19:42:55 UTC 2007
How can I change the ssh port?
On 7/24/07, Pollywog <lists-fbsd at shadypond.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 July 2007 11:33:26 Norberto Meijome wrote:
> > On Wed, 30 May 2007 02:06:38 -0700
> > perryh at pluto.rain.com wrote:
> > > * If "root" cannot log in remotely, a cracker has to guess three
> > guess or brute force - so quite long random passwords (or ssh keys) are
> > extremely recommendable.
> > > things to obtain root access, instead of just one:
> > >
> > > + A valid username which is in the "wheel" group;
> > > + That user's password;
> > > + The root password.
> > that is assuming, of course, that the user your just logged in with
> > to wheel.
> If one must allow root logins via ssh, I recommend in sshd_config:
> PermitRootLogin without-password
> This will force the use of a passphrase and disallow root login with just
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