ssh login as root

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Sat Mar 10 16:44:08 UTC 2007

On Sat, 10 Mar 2007 17:55:54 +0200 Dima Sorkin wrote:

> It _seems_ that FreeBSD does not allow root to login remotely via ssh.
> I can miss something, but if I right, how
> do I allow it ?

One should never login (local or remote) as root. Use an ordinary
login and then su/sudo only at a short period when you really need

Anyway, you may do "man sshd_config" and "/RootLogin" to _read_ how to
allow root login via ssh.

Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD committer, The Power To Serve

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