ssh root login in Feisty
toby.kelsey at gmail.com
Tue May 22 14:56:57 UTC 2007
Mitch Contla wrote:
> Are you sure? That seems odd. Make sure you are reading the man page for
> sshd, not ssh.
My fault, you're right. I had openssh-client installed but not openssh-server.
Not finding it in the ssh and ssh_config manpages, and /etc/ssh/ssh_config made
me think the option had gone:
$ grep -i permit /etc/ssh/ssh_config
# PermitLocalCommand no
$ man ssh_config|grep -i Permit
Reformatting ssh_config(5), please wait...
permitted (both on the command line and in HostName specifica‐
directive is ignored unless PermitLocalCommand has been enabled.
PermitRootLogin is only mentioned briefly in the ssh man page:
$ man ssh|grep -i PermitRoot
file (see below) and the PermitRootLogin server option. The following
“jane” and on the second device from user “john”, if PermitRootLogin is
which I missed. Sorry for the false alarm.
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