Thanks for all everyone... It works! Enjoy your day.. ;) ----- Original Message ----- From: "Remko Lodder" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "RazorOnFreeBSD" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Monday, April 12, 2004 10:12 PM Subject: Re: ssh root denied
> RazorOnFreeBSD wrote: > > Hi everyone, > > > > I have some troubles with ssh.... > > I have a Freebsd server 4.9 working in a closet without screen. > > So I would like to use it through ssh from another station with OpenSSH to configure it when I need it. > > I can connect with a user login / password, but not with root / password. > > Is there any reason ? did I miss something ? > > It's denied by default, as a security matter. You actually want to login > and use 'su -' instead of login as root directly. > > If you really want to enable it, > > Edit the file > /etc/ssh/sshd_config > #PermitRootLogin yes > > Remove the hash. > > But, know that it's not secure, and you really don't want that. > The login as normal user, (which need to be in the wheel group) and then > su -'ing isn't that much work and doesn't take that much time, but it's > more secure. > > Cheers > > -- > > Kind regards, > > Remko Lodder > Elvandar.org/DSINet.org > www.mostly-harmless.nl A Dutch community for helping newcomers on the > hackerscene > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"