Enabling root access over ssh
alex_snow at gmx.net
Wed Jan 15 06:22:18 EST 2003
Ah Ok, I'l do that. Thanks for the info.
A message from the system administrator: "I've upped my priority, now up
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joseph C. Lininger" <jbahm at pcdesk.net>
To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, January 15, 2003 5:42 AM
Subject: Re: Enabling root access over ssh
> Enabling direct root access by anything other than direct console access
> is a
> major security risk. What you should do is to connect via ssh as a regular
> user, then use su or sudo to give yourself the access you need.
> Joseph C. Lininger
> jbahm at pcdesk.net
> On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Alex Snow wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > How can I enable root access to my linux box over a ssh connection?
> > --
> > A message from the system administrator: "I've upped my priority, now up
> > yours!"
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