[nycbug-talk] A couple of security related questions

Steve Rieger steve.rieger
Mon Oct 4 11:15:53 EDT 2004

> : I only want people to be able to log in as root from the console, no ssh,
> : telnet is totally disabled.
> By default, root is denied login access via SSH, but a user can login and do
> "su" to root.  I'm not sure if that's what you're talking about though.
> (That applies not only to BSD, but also in Linux.)
> _______________________________________________
> talk mailing list
> talk at lists.nycbug.org
> http://lists.nycbug.org/mailman/listinfo/talk
> % Be sure to check out our Jobs and NYCBUG-announce lists
> % We meet the first Wednesday of the month
Linux for the most part will allow you to login as root via ssh, whereas bsd
will not, I want to disable su - via ssh totally, I only want to allow su -
toor when logged in via ssh. Root should be allowed only at console, and
toor should be used via ssh
Steve Rieger
Ext; 1131
Cell 646-335-8915
DC 173*101254*4

More information about the talk mailing list