On Friday 30 May 2008, Zbigniew Szalbot wrote:

> Server - Remote root login is disallowed but I need to fetch
> snaphosts produced by rsnapshot and for this I need remote root
> access. Backup machine on a dynamic IP - connects to server using
> key-based authentication. Can this machine (and only this machine)
> log in remotely as root?

Yes, on the remote server set PermitRootLogin to "without-password" 
instead of "no" in /etc/ssh/sshd_config and append your your public key 
from the remote machine into /root/.ssh/authorized_keys.

Mike Clarke
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