Security of using sudo rather than su?
T.Six at gmx.de
Thu Sep 14 13:47:09 UTC 2006
Adam Funk wrote the following on 14.09.2006 13:58:
> On 2006-09-14, Dennis Kaarsemaker <dennis at kaarsemaker.net> wrote:
>>> Default config on most distribution for sshd deactivate root login.
>> We're talking about Ubuntu here.
> I just checked my /etc/ssh/sshd_config:
> #PermitRootLogin yes
> PermitRootLogin no
> which raises the question, why in the world does the default config
> that allow root logins? (I know you're not supposed to use the root
> account, but doesn't that just mean that the password is random?)
Lock the named account. This option disables an account by
changing the password to a value which matches no possible
i am on Ubuntu 2.6 KDE
- some friend of mine
gpg key: Ox4A411E09
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