Can login using root password, but not remotely with SSH

Kevin Kinsey kdk at
Mon Oct 22 08:35:21 PDT 2007

W. D. wrote:
> Brand new install of FreeBSD 6.2.  Can't log in with PuTTY.
> Remote PuTTY:
> Access denied Using keyboard-interactive authentication. 
> At computer terminal:
> PAM authentication error for root from 192.168.XXX.XXX 
> Any ideas?

Sound like maybe password auth is disabled?  Relevant
lines from /etc/ssh/sshd_config?

Kevin Kinsey
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