when the sshd hits the fan

Eugene M. Zheganin emz at norma.perm.ru
Wed Sep 23 16:56:42 UTC 2015


On 23.09.2015 20:35, Glenn English wrote:
> Mildly OT from a profound BSD noob:
> Why is it necessary to have SSH working before the system has finished booting? That 'Welcome' menu times out, so I can't think of a reason, or find one from Goggle, for needing console access after a power failure reboot. What am I unaware of?
Because in the case of remote server the absence of sshd can prevent yoy 
from loggin for several minutes, even dozens of minutes, and this can be 
pretty harmful in a production environment.


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