On Monday 22 October 2007 17:42:44 Daniel Bye wrote: > On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 02:21:04AM -0500, 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? > > Default behaviour in FreeBSD is for SSH to disallow root login. > You can change that in /etc/ssh/sshd_config, but it's probably not a > good idea. The sshd_config man page will tell you how, if you really > want to.
I do it sometimes, using PermitRootLogin without-password This does not mean it will accept root logins without any authentication. It means it will accept a passphrase and not a password. Once I am done, I change it back to "No" and reload sshd. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"