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Date:      Tue, 20 Nov 2007 16:20:43 -0800
From:      Jeremy Chadwick <koitsu@FreeBSD.org>
To:        "Julian H. Stacey" <jhs@berklix.org>
Cc:        freebsd-stable@freebsd.org, "Aryeh M. Friedman" <aryeh.friedman@gmail.com>
Subject:   Re: Software for distribution of configuration files and changes
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On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 12:15:36AM +0100, Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> Add
> 	PermitRootLogin yes
> to
> 	/etc/ssh/sshd_config

This should really be "PermitRootLogin without-password".  Yes, the
phrase "without-password" looks scary, but it isn't so much -- it allows
root login via passwordless SSH keys only, while simultaneously
continues disallowing root logins via keyboard/password authentication.
sshd_config(5) has details.

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| Jeremy Chadwick                                    jdc at parodius.com |
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