On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 10:40 AM, Gilles <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> With all those scripts trying to connect to SSHd as "root", I was
> wondering if it'd be OK to rename this account to eg. "homer", to act
> as a first line of defense?
> Are there unknown consequences to doing something like that?
> If not, is it done by just editing /etc/password with vi, or is there
> a better way?
> Thank you.
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Sorry, forgot to send this to the mailing list as well:
Instead edit your sshd_config file and change the option PermitRootLogin to
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