(Domain-like setup)

Doran L. Barton fozz at iodynamics.com
Sun Apr 5 21:31:17 MDT 2009


On Sunday 05 April 2009 20:56:18 Hans Fugal wrote:
> You shouldn't be using something as weak as passwords for logging in
> remotely as root anyway. Key-based authentication is much better *and*
> more convenient.

Or, better yet, don't log in remotely as root, period. In 
/etc/ssh/sshd_config:

	PermitRootLogin no

It's one of the first things I do on just about any Linux box.

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Doran L. "Fozz" Barton <fozz at iodynamics.com>
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