Gary Kline wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 04:01:17PM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
>   
>> On Mon, 16 Nov 2009 15:12:36 -0800, Gary Kline <kl...@thought.org> wrote:
>>     
>>> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 08:31:49PM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
>>>       
>>>> By the way, it's not a problem if /etc/rc.conf is empty.
>>>> In this case, defaults are used, but:
>>>>
>>>>    % grep sshd /etc/defaults/rc.conf
>>>>    sshd_enable="NO"                # Enable sshd
>>>>
>>>> As you see, sshd_enable is set to "NO" by default.
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>     darn, but that would've been that last thing i would have
>>>     expected... .  i dont see any rationale... 
>>>       
>> Rationale: Secure by default. Ermm... wait, that was
>> a different OS. :-)
>>
>> At least, there's no telnet enabled by default with
>> empty root password... :-)
>>
>>     
>
>
>       all right, all right.  it might be better to default on the side of
>       security.  but it takes soooo much more to login remote via ssh that
>       it seems fairly secure to me if it were enabled.  ... .
>
>   

There is a question during sysinstall: "Would you like to enable ssh login?"
Guess you answered "no" there?


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