Can login using root password, but not remotely with SSH
florenzi at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 11:02:33 PDT 2007
On Monday 22 October 2007 3:00:56 pm Johan Hendriks 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?
> You cannot login directly with root over ssh
> You will need to create a user and place that user in the wheel group.
> Then login with that user and do a su - to become root.
Well... Technically you can login as root directly over SSH, however this
is far from recommended. Just look in the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file if
this is what you really want, and you should be able to figure it out.
Hint: Search for 'root'
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