About ssh login

Ian Malone ibmalone at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 09:35:14 UTC 2008

Tim wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-01-30 at 11:36 +0530, Anoop Chandran wrote:
>> One thing to check might be to make sure root login
>> is enabled. Look for this line in your /etc/ssh/sshd-config
>> PermitRootLogin yes 
> Not always a brilliant thing to do.  It can be better to disallow root
> logins, forcing users to login as themselves, then become root.

You might also ask why the OP is using a root a/c
to ssh *from*: "[root at ndtest ~]# ssh ultra"?


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