Bill Moran wrote: > Jay O'Brien <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > >>I'm trying to replicate a successful FreeBSD installation >>on a new HD with a different file structure. I am able to >>access the FreeBSD machine over my LAN as a user, but not >>as root. This is true for both ftp and telnet. > > > I do not use telnet or FTP because neither are secure, however, I > believe root access through these protocols is denied by default. > I know root access is denied via ssh. >
This is only on my local LAN, so security isn't a problem. > Off the top of my head, I'm not sure how to allow root access through > FTP and telnet, but I'm sure the associated config files will have an > option to allow it. It would be wise to take a hint, however, and NOT > allow it, as it' is not secure. > > >>The ftp connect as root is rejected outright, yet a user >>connect works fine. > > > Sounds like a correct configuration > But why does it work fine with the configuration I have set up on my old HD? If I can make it work once, why not again? If I shouldn't do it, OK. But what is the magic that makes it work in my old build of the "same" setup? Jay O'Brien _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"