On Monday 22 October 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? > > Thanks! If you really want that to work you need to put 'PermitRootLogin yes' in /etc/ssh/sshd_config.
Normally you would want to add your normal user to group wheel. Then when you want root from a remote machine, log in as normal and then run su(1). Regards, Pieter de Goeje _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"