FreeBSD 8 LiveFS - How To Start SSHD?
drew at mykitchentable.net
Sat Dec 24 22:54:40 UTC 2011
I've lost a drive in my FBSD 8.? box. I have a FBSD 8.1 LiveFS CD from
which I've booted. I'd like to get sshd running so I can connect
remotely and have the ability to browse, copy/paste, etc. while I see
what I might be able to salvage before replacing my drive.
I've found these directions:
I can do the "Configure the network connection", the "setup login shell
for root", and the "Prepare SSH" part. However the "Enable, configure,
and start sshd" part doesn't seem to apply and really doesn't make sense.
Bottom line is that after running /mnt2/use/sbin/sshd, I can see the
process in ps output. However when I attempt to connect to sshd as
root, my connection is immediately closed. I'm thinking it's a
PermitRootLogin yes issue and I'm missing something but I've read and
re-read that section and verified that /etc/ssh/sshd_config contains
Can anyone tell me how to get sshd running or point me to a better link?
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