I'd like to have some advices on my case: I have a server with a public ip address. I have a root user with password. I have turn off (in sshd) PermitRootlogin = No Questions/tips/advices: How can ...
What I was doing before this happened?: I was tinkering trying to setup X server so I can open an app's GUI remotely so I installed "X Window System", "xclock" and uncommented "# ForwardX11 yes" ...
How can I identify all terminals that have a root login on them on Linux? who -a seems to give me regular logins but what about root?
I am trying to virtualize an old linux server, and the PtoV software requires a password login as root via ssh. However, the root login is being prevented with a "Permission Denied" error on the ...
Help! I'm desperate :) I can't login as any user other than root. I'm on Ubuntu 10.04. Here's command output: root@pinky:~# adduser test Adding user `test' ... Adding new group `test' (1003) ... ...
a while ago I gave root a password so I could log in as root and get some stuff done. Now I want to disable root login to tighten security, since I'm going to be exposing my serve to the internet. ...
I know one of the first things you do to secure a server is disallowing remote root login. Passwords are pretty weak; what do people think of only allowing root login via ssh keys or other ...
I want to prevent the root user from logging in directly from local console on a RHEL box, but allow login from ssh. Can this be done? Thanks...
At my work we ship our product on pre-installed servers as a software/hardware package. We are using open SUSE 10.3 for the OS and we setup and we always log in with the root user to do maintenance ...
I've heard often that it is better to su to root rather than log in directly as the root user (and of course people also say that it's even better to use sudo). I've never really understood why one ...
I'm on SLES 10.1, and trying to configure vsftpd to allow root logins. Does anyone know how to do this? So far, I have this: local_enable=YES chroot_local_user=NO userlist_enable=YES ...
Should we remove the root password, disable remote login and basically require adminstrators to use sudo to perform administrative actions?