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Date:      Tue, 29 May 2007 15:32:40 +0300
From:      Thanos Rizoulis <>
To:        Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri <>
Cc:        DSA - JCR <>,
Subject:   Re: connecting user root with ssh
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O/H Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri έγραψε:

> Hello,
> You can create a user and add the user into the wheel in /etc/group
> It's not recommended to ssh to the box using root, use su after you
> log to the shell.
> If you are insist to ssh as root which is disabled by default in
> sshd_config, you can uncomment it, you are warned, do not allow SSH to
> your box with user root at all.

...and along the way you will want to install "denyhosts" or key 

Having root logon enabled remotely is just asking for trouble.

RTFM and STFW before anything bad happens
Thanos Rizoulis
Electronic Computing Systems Engineer
Larissa, Greece
FreeBSD/PCBSD user

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