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Bug#399840: Do we want an ssh-server task?

Quoting Frans Pop (elendil@planet.nl):
> On Thursday 13 August 2009, Philip Hands wrote:
> > Any suggestions for ways to protect the clueless from themselves?
> Password strength checking probably.
> There are open wishlist BRs against user-setup for that, but AFAIK so far 
> nobody has made the effort to implement all the required changes.

On the other hand, I wonder about the default settings of
openssh-server, that (IIRC, I have no reference handy right now)
allows remote root login with a password. I guess this has already
been pondered by Colin, but it would be interesting to have the
rationale for this.

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