no sshd on new server...
kline at thought.org
Tue Nov 17 17:45:49 UTC 2009
On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 04:01:17PM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Nov 2009 15:12:36 -0800, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 08:31:49PM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
> > > By the way, it's not a problem if /etc/rc.conf is empty.
> > > In this case, defaults are used, but:
> > >
> > > % grep sshd /etc/defaults/rc.conf
> > > sshd_enable="NO" # Enable sshd
> > >
> > > As you see, sshd_enable is set to "NO" by default.
> > >
> > darn, but that would've been that last thing i would have
> > expected... . i dont see any rationale...
> Rationale: Secure by default. Ermm... wait, that was
> a different OS. :-)
> At least, there's no telnet enabled by default with
> empty root password... :-)
all right, all right. it might be better to default on the side of
security. but it takes soooo much more to login remote via ssh that
it seems fairly secure to me if it were enabled. ... .
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